Finally Being Able to Breathe

Marie Ann originally reached out to NWCLC after being served with two debt cases seeking almost $20,000 in debt that Marie Ann couldn’t afford to pay on her modest salary. The credit card debt belonged to her wife, but due to after her tragic passing, Marie Ann was unfortunately left with the debt. Feeling anxious,…

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A New Chapter

When Stacie* first reached out to NWCLC, she was unemployed and struggling with debt. When she finally found employment, she decided to double down on filing for bankruptcy to get the fresh start she needed for her new life, especially after an out-of-state collector sued her. She knew that even with her new job she…

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Student Loans

Olivia* received the summons and complaint for this case in the middle of the pandemic for private student loan debt from over 5 years ago. The client had a bad period where she was suffering from a medical condition where she was not able to make regular payments on the card. The debt buyer sued…

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Old Debt Comes Back

Georgia* came to us after she was served by a debt collector. She was told that she had to show up in court in a completely different county than where she lived. It was for an old medical debt that she recognized, but thought had been taken care of by insurance. She went to court…

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Homestead Legislation/Bankruptcy

Victor Sanabria* had been living and working in the U.S. on a work permit, unfortunately, during the pandemic, he was let go by his employer and was experiencing financial difficulties. He is not married but supports his girlfriend and three children solely on his unemployment income; they all live in the same house which is…

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Auto Fraud

Jesus Jurez* was living at a new address when his brother was served at his former residence. The Complaint was for a $7,837.79 debt by Cavalry on behalf of Citibank. Instead of arguing the service issue, Jurez agreed to pay a sliding scale fee to avoid the debt collection lawsuit. Fortunately, once we were contacted…

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Bankruptcy

Florence* is a single mom who supports her three kids working as a nurse. She fell into credit card debt after her ex-husband lost his job and was unable to send her child support. She used the credit cards to pay for small emergencies, like when her car broke down or when her kid broke…

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A Bad Deal for Good Borrowers

Mr. and Mrs. Cunningham* were upstanding, retired senior citizens. They bought their home 30 years ago and were loyal borrowers ever since, making every mortgage payment on time and in full. They had no idea that their mortgage company had made a mistake in re-crunching some numbers and was wrongly applying their payments, until they…

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Keeping the Family Together

Donna, a single mother of three children, worked full-time as a receptionist as well as part-time on the weekends as a cashier just to make ends for her family. Years earlier, some legal troubles had forced Donna apart from her children and made her unable to pay her car note, so her vehicle was repossessed.…

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Whatever It Takes

Hannah was already a senior citizen when she bought her house at the height of the subprime mortgage scams in 2005. Unbeknownst to Hannah and her family, the mortgage broker had falsified her income to make her qualify for the loan and rake in profit from the fees. She could barely afford the mortgage but…

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