Predatory Loans

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If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

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Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

ADR is usually less formal, less expensive, and less time-consuming than a trial.

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The purpose of this booklet is to provide basic information about using the services of a mortgage broker, which may assist you in making an informed decision when seeking a home loan

Housing counselors throughout the country can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues.

If your complaint is regarding one of the following: Banks, Business and Industrial Development Corporations (BIDCO), Credit Unions, Local Agency Security Program (LASP), Money Transmitters, Premium Finance Companies, Trust Companies and Departments, California Finance Lenders, California Residential Mortgage Lenders, Capital Access Companies, Check Sellers, Bill Payers and Proraters, Deferred Deposit Transactions (Commonly known as Payday Loans), Escrow Agents/ Escrow Laws, Franchises, Investment Advisers, and Mortgage Loan Originators Securities Broker Dealers.

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Asset Management, Bank Accounts, Consumer Loans, Credit Scores, Credit Cards, Insurance, Mortgages, and Regulations.

Protections on the dollar amount of payday loans, fees, and important information.

Your rights when dealing with bad home equity loans.

How to identify different types of abuse.

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