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Solar Energy Scams: What to Look Out For


Here in the United States and throughout the world, the solar power industry has been experiencing hockey stick-like growth, particularly in the past ten years. In 2016, the total number of solar power generation installations in the United States hit a staggering milestone: one million. And, in 2019, that number doubled to two million. At [...]

Solar Energy Scams: What to Look Out For2020-12-31T21:11:20+00:00

The 2020 CDC Eviction Moratorium: What Is Covered


In early September of 2020, after the Coronavirus pandemic entered its seventh month of devastating the US economy, job market, and social structures, the CDC announced the release of an order dubbed the ‘CDC Eviction Moratorium’. Because of spikes in new Coronavirus cases throughout the country along with worsening unemployment numbers due to the pandemic, [...]

The 2020 CDC Eviction Moratorium: What Is Covered2020-12-31T20:51:47+00:00

How To Avoid Home Repair Fraud After A Natural Disaster


It’s frustrating enough to have to deal with damages caused by hail, heavy winds, blizzards or other natural disasters. The stress mounts when you have to juggle dealing with the insurance company, managing temporary living accommodations, and more. You wouldn’t expect to be targeted for fraud in the wake of a jarring natural disaster, but [...]

How To Avoid Home Repair Fraud After A Natural Disaster2020-11-02T19:11:38+00:00

Credit Discrimination: What You Need to Know


Credit is an important financial tool used by consumers to achieve goals like going to college, buying a house, obtaining a personal loan, and more. In the modern age, consumer credit is indispensable as a means of creating a better life through leveraging debt in a way that serves specific goals. And, credit should be [...]

Credit Discrimination: What You Need to Know2020-11-02T18:53:37+00:00

The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud


None of us ever expects to be defrauded by scammers, identity thieves, or other cyber criminals. But, the unfortunate reality is that consumer fraud is a multi-billion-dollar, global phenomenon, and it’s one of the ongoing threats that we can count on being around for a very long time. Considering this, learning the most you can [...]

The Most Common Types of Consumer Fraud2020-11-02T18:37:18+00:00

What Is Predatory Lending?


In order to obtain assets like homes, vehicles, boats, or other property of significant value, it’s often necessary for consumers to take out loans. Consumer loans are big business. Even in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, the mortgage industry in particular has been prospering, and banks are making billions of dollars every [...]

What Is Predatory Lending?2020-11-02T18:21:21+00:00

Consumer Class Action Lawsuits: What Are They?


Any time a lawsuit involves a group of people that is represented by a single member of the group, the lawsuit can be said to be a ‘Class Action’ lawsuit. If you’ve ever received a postcard, letter, or packet in the mail notifying you that you could have a class action lawsuit claim against a [...]

Consumer Class Action Lawsuits: What Are They?2020-09-02T22:31:41+00:00

4 Common Forms of Bankruptcy Fraud


Bankruptcy is a tool that is meant to be used when all other efforts at resolving debts have been exhausted and when there is nowhere else for the borrower to turn. It’s an important protection that does away with more archaic methods of dealing with insurmountable debt, including physical confinement in Debtor’s Prison (although debt-related [...]

4 Common Forms of Bankruptcy Fraud2020-09-02T22:20:52+00:00

How Can I Avoid Foreclosure in Colorado?


If you’re a homeowner in Colorado and you’re facing the prospect of foreclosure, it’s possible you’re feeling hopeless about your situation. You may feel like your back is against the wall and that you don’t have any options available to you.  The reality is that there are some things you can do that can either [...]

How Can I Avoid Foreclosure in Colorado?2020-07-15T20:44:31+00:00

Can I Sue for Wrongful Repossession? 


Having a vehicle or other personal property repossessed can be an incredibly frustrating experience. This frustration is compounded in situations when the repossession is executed wrongfully.  At Matthew R. Osborne, PC, we represent and advise consumers in cases of wrongful repossession, and many of our new clients ask us questions related to filing a lawsuit [...]

Can I Sue for Wrongful Repossession? 2020-07-15T20:33:16+00:00

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