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And Oh How They Fall: Advanced Fee Attorney Model Debt Settlement Companies

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Yesterday I posted an update about how World Law, World Law Debt, World Law Group, or whoever they were at the moment; is being liquidated. You can read the details here. The latest closure of the advanced fee debt settlement company by regulators, legal action, or the courts has to make some think the model is doomed to fail and ... Read More »

    Former Legal Helpers Employee Wonders About Colonial Law Group

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    I received a tip from someone who claimed to be a former Legal Helpers Debt Resolution employee who pointed out something I should look at and raised an interesting observation. The person wondered if Legal Helpers Debt Resolution may have some relationship or link with Colonial law Group since, as they observed, the client agreements are nearly identical. What! There ... Read More »

      Thomas Macey and Jeffrey Aleman Get Slapped by IL Board

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      For some time now there has been an open action by the Illinois Attorney Registion and Disciplinary Commissions against Macey and Aleman of Legal Helpers Debt Resolution. Well the final report is out and it surprised me. Well, I wasn’t shocked that Macey and Aleman were recommended for a two year suspension as lawyers. But I was surprised how much ... Read More »

        Legal Helpers Goes Out With a Whimper and Likely Bankruptcy.


        The State of North Carolina has finally resolved their action against Legal Helpers Debt Resolution. It marks a depressing end to an attorney loophole case that in the day was the business model of the attorney debt settlement company. It is interesting that when LHDR was fresh out of the box, people were aggressively defending their business plan and attorney ... Read More »

          Illinois Finds Fault with Mortgage Assistance Attorneys Aleman and Macey

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          A tipster (send in your tips here) just sent in a document which was filed on August 28, 2014 regarding the activities of Jeffrey Aleman and Thomas Macey or Legal Helpers fame. The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission came to the opinion that Macey and Aleman had violated a number of Illinois attorney rules. However it does not appear ... Read More »

            Legal Helpers Debt Resolution Settles Charges With WV


            According to the West Virginia Record Legal Helpers Debt Resolution has settled charges with the State of West Virginia and not only has to pay $135,000 but is also barred from engaging in debt relief services in the State. “This settlement sends a message to those who think they don’t have to follow the law that this kind of behavior ... Read More »

              Crazy Times for Legal Helpers and Macey Bankruptcy Law

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              Old dogs in the debt relief field will instantly recognize the names Legal Helpers and Macey Bankruptcy Law from the debt settlement heyday. A tipster (send in your tips here) brought to my attention that Macey Bankruptcy Law, Macey & Aleman, Legal Helpers, and Jacoby & Meyers Bankruptcy were all named in an involuntary bankruptcy filing by a handful of ... Read More »

                Who is Cornerstone Legal Group?


                A reader wrote in and wanted to know more about a debt relief company, Cornerstone Legal Group. I am not familiar with the company at so I’d love to hear from anyone who has used this company in the comments below. If we look at the ownership of the domain name it does not help to solve the mystery, ... Read More »

                  West Virginia Sues Legal Helpers Debt Resolution

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                  West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced today that his Office recently filed suit in Kanawha County Circuit Court seeking to prohibit Legal Helpers Debt Resolution LLC from doing any further business in the state. Talk about late to the party. In his complaint, Attorney General Morrisey alleges Legal Helpers Debt Resolution LLC, a Nevada company based in Chicago, violated ... Read More »

                    Vanguard Consumer Solutions New Effort by Jeffrey Hyslip & Macey

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                    A tipster (send in your tips here) let me know about a website for Vanguard Consumer Solutions called FDCPA Help at (ownership hidden). For those not familiar with Hyslip he was part of the Legal Helpers Debt Resolution debt settlement company that was the focus of a number of complaints. Apparently Hyslip is now trying to help consumers beat ... Read More »

                      Consumer Affairs Law Center – Consumer Complaint – July 3, 2013

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                      Consumer Statement: Debt resolution. I first signed up with Legal Helpers Debt Resolution in 2010 and they negotiated settlement with two of my creditors. In May, 2012, I was advised to transfer POA to Consumer Affairs Law Center Inc and I have been paying their monthly fee ever since. Recently, I accumulated enough savings to pay off the remainder of ... Read More »

                        Will American Express Settle With Legal Helpers Debt Resolution? – Dave


                        “Dear Steve, Signed up almost 3 yrs ago with Legal Helpers Debt Resolution. Almost at the end of 3 yr contract. Started with 5 CC accounts. Now only 2 left. LHDR negotiated 3 (2 to go). I still have 2 CC debts to settle. One is for 13K (they have not been agressive and have not taken any legal steps ... Read More »

                          Scott Law Group Updates Debt Industry Target List

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                          The Scott Law Group has been very active in going after debt relief companies. They have recently updated their debt settlement litigation page by adding some companies and removing others. Added: American Platinum Financial Services, Inc. Consumer Debt Law Firm, Inc. The Mortgage Law Group, LLP U.S. Debt Processing, Inc. Decca Consumer Law Group The current list of companies they ... Read More »

                            Missouri Sues Mortgage Law Group and Legal Helpers Debt Resolution


                            On March 11, 2013, Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit against two related businesses that purported to provide loan modification and mortgage relief to desperate homeowners. Koster’s suit is against Legal Helpers Debt Resolution, LLC and Mortgage Law Group, LLC, as well as the companies’ managing partner, Jason Edward Searns; senior partner, Thomas Macey; and senior partner, Jeffery Aleman. ... Read More »

                              National Settlement Services – Site Review

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                              Company Name National Settlement Services / NSS Address 5010 W Carmen St Tampa FL 33609 This address was also used by US Settlement Services, American Financial Law Group, Integrity Mortgage and Credit Solutions, Receivables Management Acceptance Corporation, Getmolo, Meridian Law Group, New Leaf Financial, Nexus Financial, Clearview Credit, A New Life Improvement Center, American Financial Law, Consumer Credit Services, Debt ... Read More »

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