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Is a bank required by law to report your delinquent account to a credit bureau, or is it just standard operating procedure?

I do not believe that banks, or indeed any creditors, are required to report …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Signing a different last name

1) You won't get into trouble for innocently using someone else's name (though try …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

How long does it take to get my bank account unfrozen if it's all unemployment money?

Unfortunately, there is no real way to get this done quicker. Your bank accounts …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Can I file a claim for freezing my bank account if I'm on unemployment?

As long as a judgement was validly obtained by a creditor, a garnishment of a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

My mother died last month with credit card debt, is the estate responsible for paying this debt? 

If the card was hers alone so to is the debt.  Therefore, her estate …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago