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Be aware of non-lawyer bankruptcy filing services

When considering bankruptcy, remember that you should work directly with an experienced advocate who can review your income and assets and help you decide if filing is the right option for you. According to recent reports, there has been a rise in complaints against non-lawyers preparing fee-based bankruptcy documents in Tennessee and nationwide.

Aggressive creditors harass father for son's unpaid loans

In a tragic case that demonstrates the aggressive tactics taken by creditors, a man continues to be harassed to pay the debts of his dead son who was killed in a rollover accident within months of graduating from college. The bereaved father has received notices, phone calls and threats from creditors who claim he is still obligated to pay.

Loan service scams target returning military members

Military service members are not immune to the troubled economy in the United States. Families can accumulate debt and suffer from financial distress when a military member is deployed. A recent report shows that upon returning home, many of these military members are targets of lending fraud.

Student loans compound debt issues for drop-outs

While a debt crisis is felt nationwide, many college students are vulnerable to significant and unmanageable debt. In addition to college loans, students in Tennessee and nationwide are also confronted with medical expenses and credit card debts compounded by the fact that many cannot get a job to make ends meet.

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