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To Evict Or Not To Evict: The SCRA for Landlords

Jul 14 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

To Evict Or Not To Evict: The SCRA for Landlords

My tenant has violated the terms of the lease. Can I evict? The leasee is deployed in the armed forces, and his family hasn’t paid rent. Can I evict?

These are a couple of the common scenarios you’ll typically see …

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The Military Affidavit in the Collection Process

Jul 14 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

Transcript:

Let’s first define the military affidavit. As you can see from the slide, the affidavit is a sworn statement proving the defendant is not an active service member.  So why is that important?  When a servicemember is active, the …

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SCRA Violations Cost Lender and Servicer

Jun 25 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: News

SCRA Violations Cost Bank of America, Navient

While away on active duty, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act affords military personnel certain protections from financial obligations, such as nonjudicial foreclosures, credit card debt, student loans and mortgage payments.

Maintaining SCRA compliance is a must for financial institutions, lawyers, …

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Vehicle Repossessions Under The SCRA?

Jun 04 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

Vehicle Repossessions: What If The Owner Is Covered Under The SCRA?

Vehicle repossessions under the SCRA can be complicated affairs. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act affords military members certain legal protections, including immunity from credit card debt, mortgage payments and, yes, vehicle repossessions. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t scenarios where …

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Why Do I Need A Military Affidavit?

May 28 2015
By: Roy L. Kaufmann
Categories: General

Military affidavits are important documents for lenders and debt collectors to be aware of, as obtaining them could help money services firms remain complaint with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, but what are these affidavits and why, exactly, are they important?

Military affidavits are important documents for lenders and debt collectors to be aware of, since obtaining them could help money services firms remain complaint with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, but what are these affidavits and why, exactly, are they …

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