Monthly Archives: September 2013

Dispute Dis Debt

I’m getting harassing phone calls about a cash advance from someone other than the cash advance company. I don’t think I owe them. What can I do? Your rights under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act include sending a … Continue reading

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Safe At Home

My neighbors are always fighting and sometimes she ends up with bruises. What are her legal options? She likely has a number of legal issues involving housing, custody, and ending the relationship. The most important may be her safety. Safer … Continue reading

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Filers Keepers?

If I file for bankruptcy, can I keep my house and car? It depends. Will the bankruptcy trustee sell your house and/or car? Probably not. Ohio law changed effective March 27, 2013 to exempt up to $125,000 of equity per … Continue reading

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Police Just Answer the Question, Sir

What should I know if the police start asking me questions? Law enforcement officers have certain powers to protect the community, including conducting investigations. We should assist the police in keeping our neighborhoods safe whenever possible, even though there is … Continue reading

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Going Into Labor

What is Labor Day? Often seen as the unofficial end of summer, officially Labor Day recognizes the achievements and contributions of the American worker. First observed by cities and then states in the 1880’s, Congress passed an act in 1894 … Continue reading

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