Howard Law / Morgan Drexen Debt Settlement Extended Battle Not Ending Anytime Soon

For those who were not victims of the debt settlement attorney network known as Morgan Drexen, you may not recognize the name. No worries. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) alleged Howard Law, P.C.; Williamson & Howard, LLP; the Williamson Firm, LLC; Vincent Howard; and Lawrence Williamson took over the operation and continue the alleged … Read more

CFPB Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today took action against a ring of law firms and attorneys who collaborated to charge illegal fees to consumers seeking debt relief. In a complaint filed in federal court, the CFPB alleges that Howard Law, P.C., the Williamson Law Firm, LLC, and Williamson & Howard, LLP, as well as attorneys … Read more

What Should I Tell My Sister About Morgan Drexen, Williamson & Howard, and Seila Law?

Question: Dear Steve, My sister, who lives in Florida, is having financial troubles and I just started researching her situation. – She started “debt consolidation” with Morgan Drexen a couple of years ago. – They had an affiliation with William Gwaltney, a FL law firm. – At some point, she was switched to Williamson & … Read more

Howard Law Seems to Lose Again to Court in Morgan Drexen Case

To catch up on those case that has now been going on since 2013, click here. Recently, four parties to the ongoing action that started with Morgan Drexen had asked the court to release money and approve expenses after the Court imposed a restraining order. The four entities are Vincent Howard, Howard Law P.C., the … Read more

Logic Escapes Me in Howard Law Court Argument

OMG, the Morgan Drexen lawsuit is still ongoing. I refuse to go back over all the history on this attorney model debt settlement suit. If you want to learn more, click here. The Morgan Drexen suit morphed into additional action against Vincent Howard, Howard Law, Lawrence Williamson, Williamson & Howard, and the Williamson Law Firm. … Read more

I’m Now Thinking Debt Settlement Attorney Aissac Aiono Must be Either a Liar or an Idiot

Frankly I’m just ashamed and disgusted by revelations in recent court documents filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in the case against Morgan Drexen which then sucked in attorneys continuing the illegal advance fee debt settlement enterprise. One of those participants actually threatened to sue me when I first wrote about the activity. … Read more

Seila Law – Williamson & Howard – Debt Settlement Strangers?

The court battles drag on in the ex-Morgan Drexen case that subsequently involved successor law firms and attorneys. Specifically, Vincent Howard, Howard Law, Lawrence Williamson, Williamson & Howard, and the Williamson Law Firm are still battling the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB thinks these people should be held in contempt and pay monetary … Read more

The Morgan Drexen Legacy – More Pain for Lawyers and Consumers

Morgan Drexen was a nationwide debt settlement enterprise that sold consumers hope they could eliminate their debt by settling it. And while debt can certainly be settled by knowledgeable people, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) had significant concerns about the company and attorney network they created. The entire Morgan Drexen debacle is a story … Read more

Has Howard Law Thrown in the Towel with Debt Settlement?

In an ongoing situation with the former debt settlement company, Morgan Drexen and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) it looks as if the effort by successor law firms to service the former Morgan Drexen clients is heading towards a resolution. Howard Law, P.C., Williamson & Howard, LLP and The Williamson Firm, LLC had made … Read more

Morgan Drexen Take Over Attorneys Held in Contempt by Court

What began in 2013 as an issue between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the debt settlement company Morgan Drexen has now turned into a widening action that has resulted in several attorneys being found to be in contempt of court and facing a $10,000 per day fine if they don’t return client money. … Read more

More Twists and Turns in Morgan Drexen Case Now Involving Howard Law

Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) deposed Walter Ledda, the former man in charge of the debt settlement company Morgan Drexen. Ledda disclosed some information that made the ears of the perk up a bit and they filed a new court document. Rather than rehash the entire background of this multi-year court action … Read more

Is Howard Law a Victim in the Morgan Drexen Case?

Rather than rehash the relationship between Howard Law and Morgan Drexen, click on the links to their names for the backstory. Recent court documents present an argument by Howard Law that the CFPB action and closure of Morgan Drexen should not involve them or their clients. “When the CFPB initiated the underlying action (the “Action”) … Read more

Morgan Drexen Bankruptcy Update for August 25, 2015

As part of the public record, the bankruptcy trustee in the Morgan Drexen bankruptcy has just posted a very interesting update. The document was filed on August 24, 2015 and here is what it says. The Trustee states the Morgan Drexen business has been wound up and 15,000 letters were sent to “Affected Customers” notifying … Read more

Morgan Drexen Court Action Reads Like a Soap Opera

In just the past few days the Morgan Drexen case with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took some strange twists. The court documents lay out a series of alleged events which paints an unusual story. I’ll let the court documents write this story. From this point on, the information in this story will be from … Read more

More on the Morgan Drexen & Howard Law Mystery

Recently I answered a reader inquiry from a former Morgan Drexen reader who said their debt settlement account had been taken over by Howard Law. See Is Howard Law Really Involved With Former Morgan Drexen Clients?. Well further information has surfaced from public court documents that make me wonder even more what is going on. … Read more