Lawsuit Goes After a Gaggle of Entities in the Settlement Industry And Lays Open Law Firms Involved

Ice Legal out of Lake Worth Florida has found a target in firms that were engaged in debt settlement. I’ve just discovered a complaint filed in Florida in March 2020 that targets Strategic Financial Solutions, F.Solutions, Strategic Client Support, Summit Client Services, Ryan Sasson, Kimberly Celic, Lauren Montanile, Wyolaw, Jason Blust, Guillermo Geisse, Timothy Burnette, … Read more

Thomas Lynch Named as Alleged Debt Relief Scammer Who Used Borrowed Root Canal Money to Start Competing Company

All I’ve got to say is WOW this makes for an interesting read. Grab a favorite beverage and take a look at the allegations made against debt relief industry famous name — Thomas Lynch. You may recognize his name from Legal Helpers Debt Resolution. I first wrote about Lynch in 2011 in this post. Clearly, … Read more

Pair of Attorneys Goes After a Number of Debt Relief Companies While Targeting Jeremy Marcus

On January 20, 2017 attorneys Chad Van Horn and Nathan DeLadurantey filed a complaint against Jeremy Marcus, Consumer Protection Counsel, Omni Management Partners, Breeze Financial Solutions, Cockburn & Associates, Instahelp America, Credit Health Plan, Aegis Florida, Aegis Legal Center, 321 Financial, 321 Loans, Gregory Fishman, Debt Be Gone, Otto Berges, Berges Law Group, and Kerr … Read more

Jeffrey Aleman of Legal Helpers Does a Good Thing in Wisconsin

Attorneys who were involved in the debt settlement firm Legal Helpers Debt Resolution eventually faced all sorts of legal issues, lawsuits, and the loss of their law license. Now I don’t know if there was any bigger strategic plan for doing what I’m about to tell you but for once, an attorney in this mess … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Former Legal Helpers Employee Wonders About Colonial Law Group

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 … Read more

Thomas Macey and Jeffrey Aleman Get Slapped by IL Board

Bitch Slap

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 … 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 … Read more

Illinois Finds Fault with Mortgage Assistance Attorneys Aleman and Macey

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. … 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 … Read more

Crazy Times for Legal Helpers and Macey Bankruptcy Law

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 … 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 cornerstone-legal.com 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 … Read more

West Virginia Sues Legal Helpers Debt Resolution

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 … Read more

Vanguard Consumer Solutions New Effort by Jeffrey Hyslip & Macey

A tipster (send in your tips here) let me know about a website for Vanguard Consumer Solutions called FDCPA Help at fdcpahelp.com (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 … Read more