A+ Rating from Better Business Bureau
The Law Office of Jordan Schwartz has an A+ rating from Better Business Bureau. The Better Business Bureau uses a 100 point scoring scale that it uses to assign letter grade ratings to businesses. Our firm received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau which is the highest possible score. If you would like to read ... [Read more]
Debt Collection: Know Your Rights
Our firm negotiates with your creditors, obtaining lower monthly payments that work for your budget. Many of our clients call us after being harassed by debt collectors. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently highlighted the practice of collection agencies that violated laws as a means to getting consumers to pay their debts. Under the Fair Debt Collection ... [Read more]
Foreclosure Driving Rise in Suicide Rate
Foreclosure may be driving the rise in suicides, according to new research. The Washington Post reports new information about how the American foreclosure crisis is part of an alarming healthcare crisis—including a rise in the suicide rate. Researchers have connected foreclosures to depression, stress-related illnesses and spikes in emergency room visits. New research from the ... [Read more]
Bankruptcy: When Can It Help You?
Filing bankruptcy can be a long-term solution for some people, depending on what the debtor is trying to accomplish. Go to our Bankruptcy Advantages page to read about some of the benefits provided by bankruptcy, in addition to some of these benefits provided by bankruptcy: Surrender – If a debtor wishes to dispose of a ... [Read more]
What is a Loan Modification?
Mortgage lenders have taken advantage of homeowners for years with their ‘small print’ and complex sophisticated lending products that border on impossible to understand. While the banks have taken government bailouts, it’s the homeowners who are left with the aftermath of these deceptive and intentionally confusing home loans. Many borrowers unknowingly ended up in adjustable ... [Read more]