Court Cases

By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Auto Lender to pay $3.28M for SCRA Illegal Debt Collection

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), with its authority under the Dodd-Frank Act to take action against companies engaging in unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices, has filed an administrative consent order against an auto lender that targeted servicemembers for illegal …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Court Ruling: Military Affidavit For All Civil Proceedings

When do you need a military affidavit? Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, all active-duty military members are afforded certain rights. One of those protections addresses court cases — specifically, what happens if a servicemember cannot appear in court to …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Auto Lender to Pay Millions in Settlement Under SCRA Violation

One of the nation’s largest automobile lenders has agreed to pay a group of servicemembers close to $10million after illegally repossessing their vehicles. The $9.35 million the Texas auto lender has agreed to comes after allegations the company illegally repossessed …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Precedents for SCRA Interest Benefits

How do servicemembers get SCRA interest benefits? They used to have to formally request them, but that isn’t always the case anymore. The government fined Sallie Mae and its former subsidiary Navient Solutions several years back for charging active-duty servicemembers …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

5 Mortgage Servicers To Pay Millions For SCRA Violation

Close to 1,000 servicemembers will be receiving portions of a rather large settlement reached between the U.S. government and several mortgage servicers regarding their SCRA violation. U.S. Justice Department announced that it has reached a settlement with five mortgage servicing …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

NC Judge Reprimanded For SCRA Non-Compliance

Even if you are a respected judge, you are not above scrutiny for a failure to abide by the statutes of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. According to North Carolina court documents, Judge Brenda Branch of the General Court of …

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

Bank Sued Over SCRA Violation

While large banks are generally more prepared for compliance with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act than smaller businesses and individuals, they still sometimes find themselves on the wrong side of this strictly enforced law, leading to fines and other penalties.…

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By: Roy L. Kaufmann

SCRA Helps Child Abuse Victim Find Justice

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act is playing an important part in a recent case against a child abuser in Lompoc, California. One of the lesser known parts of the SCRA is that it puts a hold on the statute of …

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