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Consumers have rights when debt collectors cross the line

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Chapter 7 on Friday, October 31, 2014.

Being in debt is a stressful situation with which millions of Americans find themselves struggling. Even though the economy, employment rates and housing market are showing signs of improvement, the toll that the recession took on many people has lingered on and made it all but impossible to get back on their feet.

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Can your wages be garnished for failure to make debt payments?

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Wage Garnishment on Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Being in debt can be one of the most upsetting experiences a person can face. It can create serious levels of stress, marital strife and very real fears about the future. Unfortunately, it is something that millions of Americans struggle with on a daily basis.

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GA residents continue to suffer as unemployment rates stay high

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Credit Card Debt on Friday, October 17, 2014.

In a recent blog post, we discussed the troubling unemployment rate in Georgia. Readers should be aware that this state's jobless rate of 8.1 percent is the highest in the country, even though statistics suggest that the state is also experiencing job growth.

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Can I lose everything if I come up short on Chapter 13 payments?

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Chapter 13 on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

Bankruptcy is not a walk in the park. It is possible for a person to file for the protections that are available under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code, but chances are you've never gone through it before. Mistakes can be made that delay the final discharge of your debts. And where there is complexity, there are questions for which it may be difficult to find clear answers.

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