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Dealership Claims No SCRA Know-How, Still Pays Up

May 13 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: News

In most cases when you don't pay off your car loans, the vehicle is shut down or repossessed. This is a lesson Luis Miguel Delhaes recently learned, though he didn't have to. His case wasn't like most. 

He bought a car …

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Move-Out Penalties Violate The SCRA

May 06 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: News

Recently a Virginia-based rental company received a cease and desist letter after charging allegedly illegal fees to active duty individuals in violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, legislation which allows military members to terminate certain financial obligations while deployed.

Recently a Virginia-based rental company received a cease and desist letter after charging allegedly illegal fees to active duty individuals in violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, legislation which allows military members to terminate certain financial obligations while deployed. …

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SCRA Active Up To One Year After Deployment Ends

May 03 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: News

Before 2008 the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act wasn't quite the same as it is now, and this month the government released a bulletin to remind debt collectors that for another year protections provided through the act remain as strong as ever. …

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SCRA Applies To More Than Just Debt

Apr 22 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General, News

You may know that active-duty military members get certain privileges regarding their mortgage and auto loan payments, but did you know that these benefits extend to credit card debt as well?

You may know that active-duty military members get certain privileges regarding their mortgage and auto loan payments, but did you know that these benefits extend to credit card debt as well?

Kitsana Dounglomchan, a 12-year air force veteran, recently recounted …

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4 Contracts Servicemembers Can Cancel Under The SCRA

Apr 21 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

Deployment or moving to another base can upend many things in a servicemember's life, and without certain protections these sudden moves would lead to plenty of contract disputes. However, legislation does exist providing certain safeguards to people whose contracts could …

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