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Can Creditors Enforce Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Bankruptcy?

Can Creditors Enforce Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Bankruptcy?

Mandatory Arbitration Clauses: Not Enforceable in Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Discharge Violations Must Be Litigated in Bankruptcy Court, Says New York Court Last month, a New York bankruptcy court ruled that a debtor's action against Credit One for violating his discharge injunction by reporting his discharged debt as "charged off" on his credit report rather than "closed, discharged in bankruptcy" as required  could be argued before the bankruptcy court. Credit One argued that the "mandatory arbitration" clause in his ...

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by John Hilla - Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan Bankruptcy

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Should I Try Credit Repair Before Bankruptcy?

No One Can "Clean" Legitimately Bad Credit for You! Glancing at many office building windows or hand-written signs at highway exit ramps will reveal a multitude of companies or people claiming to be able to "fix" your bad credit for you. Can they really do it? Generally, NO. Such offered services generally mask a process of victimization of desperate consumers who have missed installment payments, suffered repossession or foreclosure, been sued, garnished, had a job offer withdrawn because of bad ...

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by John Hilla - Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan Bankruptcy

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