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  • Rules of the Road on What Debts to Pay First PDF

    A list of rules you should follow when trying to eliminate debt. Content Detail

    By:
    South Carolina Legal Services - Columbia
  • The Law on Debt Collection

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    By:
    South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center
  • Debt Collection

    If you use credit cards, owe money on a personal loan, or are paying on a home mortgage, you are a "debtor." If you fall behind in repaying your creditors, or an error is made on your accounts, you may be contacted by a "debt collector." You should know that in either situation, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act requires that debt collectors treat you fairly and prohibits certain methods of debt collection. Of course, the law does not erase any legitimate debt you owe. This brochure answers commonly asked questions about your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices FAQs

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    By:
    SC Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Lawyer Referral Service Online

    The Lawyer Referral Service Online provides a list of attorneys by county that participate in the Bar's LRS program. To find an attorney simply click the county in which you live and look for one that practices in the area of law concerning your question. Content Detail

    By:
    South Carolina Bar Association
  • Your Rights Against Debt Collectors

    This web site describes your basic federal rights in connection with debt collectors. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Federal Trade Commission
  • Debt Relief

    Many people are facing a financial crisis, and are looking for help. It's important to know who and what to avoid. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Veterans' Pensions

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    By:
    Federal Trade Commission