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Bankruptcy Court and Challenging the Expert Witness

Expert witness testimony is often used during court proceedings, but witnesses who testify during bankruptcy court follow different rules than those who are testifying in criminal or district court. The opposing legal team will often attempt to challenge the testimony of an expert witness during bankruptcy cases, and the expert is required to make a……
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Real Estate Fraud

House sales are considered a giant expenditure for most Americans. Sadly, fraudulent activity still occurs in this industry, and it’s important for homeowners and home buyers to be aware of the latest types of fraud and schemes occurring in the real estate industry. Fraudulent home sales are defined as a criminal behavior, but the victim……
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Recovering After Bankruptcy

Everyone who files for bankruptcy does so as a last resort. It’s never an ideal situation but filing for bankruptcy can help individuals with overwhelming debt make a new start. Following the 2008 recession, over 1.1 million Americans made the decision to file for bankruptcy. Thankfully, there is life after bankruptcy. Bouncing back from your……
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The Fair Credit Reporting Act: Your Rights and Common Violations

Credit reporting agencies, creditors and other users of such information are subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act. If any of these types of entities are found violating this act, then it may be possible to seek damages from the offender in civil court. Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act The Fair Credit……
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Flipping Houses and Title Concerns

House flipping is defined as earning a profit by buying a house and then reselling it. The house must be purchased with the direct intention of reselling it to be considered a flip. Individuals looking to flip houses seek to increase the value of the house by either holding the title as the value increases……
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