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How Late is Too Late to File An FDCPA Case?

If you are being harassed by a debt collector in Connecticut, don't wait to assert your rights. Under 15 U.S.C. § 1692, a party aggrieved by a debt collector's violations of the FDCPA has ...
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Harassed by Debt Collectors in New York?

If you have been mistreated by debt collectors in New York State, you may feel as if there is no hope. Debt collector harassment can be intimidating and overwhelming. Help is here. Roderick D. Woods, ...
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What is the Statute of Limitations for Consumer Debt in Connecticut?

If you have been served with a Summons and Complaint for a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Connecticut or a Small Claims Writ for Small Claims Court, it is important to be aware of the statute of ...
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Connecticut Foreclosure Defense Options

If you find yourself facing foreclosure on your home in Connecticut, there are defenses that can help save your home for a substantial period of time, or help to dismiss the foreclosure entirely. ...
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Using Bankruptcy To Save Your Home in Connecticut

Are you a Connecticut homeowner who has fallen behind on mortgage payments? Have you been served with a foreclosure lawsuit? You are probably losing sleep each night and your mind is probably racing ...
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Am I Eligible for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

If you have been struggling to keep up with your payments on loans, credit cards, housing payments, automobile payments, and cannot seem to get any relief or help from your creditors, you may need to ...
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Received a Court Summons from Cavalry SPV I, LLC?

If you have received a Court Summons from Cavalry SPV I, LLC in Connecticut, The Woods Law Firm, LLC can assist you! We have consistently defeated Cavalry in Connecticut state courts. Our results ...
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Sued by Midland Funding, LLC?

If you have been sued by Midland Funding, LLC in Connecticut, The Woods Law Firm, LLC can assist you! We have achieved stellar results defending cases brought by Midland Funding, LLC. Details from one ...
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Make 2016 Your Best Credit Year Ever!

With 2016 on the horizon, make repairing damaged credit and improving your credit score one of your top New Year's resolutions! The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") mandates ...
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Filing For Bankruptcy FAQ

Can I keep my property if I file for bankruptcy? Filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy enables you to keep all of your property. What happens is, a plan for the repayment of your debts is devised which ...
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Make Harassing Telephone Calls Stop!

Receiving incessant telephone calls from debt collectors can wreak havoc with your life. It can be frustrating, embarassing, and upsetting. The Woods Law Firm, LLC can make the calls stop immediately ...
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Make Repairing Damaged Credit a New Year's Resolution!

Now that 2015 is here, make repairing damaged credit and improving your credit score one of your top New Year's resolutions! The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") mandates that ...
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Defenses to Debt Buyer Lawsuits

If you are being sued by a debt buyer such as Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC or Midland Funding, LLC, our firm has the ability to fight for your rights throughout the duration of your case. We ...
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Don't Face Bankruptcy Alone

Do you feel that you are struggling to stay afloat in a sea of debt? If you are drowning in loans and bills and barely making ends meet, you may be feeling stressed; however, it is important that you ...
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2014 FDCPA Case Successes

Since 2007, we have represented clients throughout Connecticut in FDCPA actions and have been successful in recovering thousands of dollars. 2014 has been a great year for some of our clients. Here ...
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How to Avoid Short Sale Scams

If you are considering a short sale as a way to avoid foreclosure or bankruptcy, you may be wondering how to find an experienced foreclosure defense attorney. Short sales can be extremely beneficial ...
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Debt Collectors Must Sue You Where You Reside

Many debt collection activities culminate in the court system. In instances of consumer debt, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) limits where a consumer can be sued. Under 15 U. S. C. ...
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Debt Collectors Cannot Call You At Inconvenient Times

Congress enacted the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) in the 1970's to regulate collection activity and curtail collection abuse. One common area that collection abuse occurs is via ...
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Defenses to Lawsuits Brought by Original Creditors

If you are being sued by a credit card company such as Citibank, Bank of America, or American Express, we can help you. Our firm has the ability to fight for your rights throughout the duration of ...
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Common Credit Report Errors

Many credit reports contain errors. Before we can attempt to fix them, we must identify them. Some of the common mistakes that are made by credit reporting agencies are: Reporting information related ...
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Taking on Debt Buyers

Interesting article from The Washington Post in May, 2014 on how debt buyers navigate through the court system. ...
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Get Out of Debt Now!

If you have been struggling to keep up with your payments on loans, credit cards, housing payments, automobile payments, and cannot seem to get any relief or help from your creditors, you may need to ...
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Harassed by a Debt Collector?

Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), consumers are entitled to protections against harassment and other forms of unfair treatment from creditors. Individuals who owe debts to ...
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What is a Debt Buyer?

A debt buyer is a company or organization that purchases defaulted debt from creditors for pennies on the dollar. Debt buyers purchase hundreds or thousands of delinquent accounts in one transaction, ...
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A Loan Modification Can Stop Foreclosure

The terms of your mortgage are not written in stone. You and your creditor can agree to alter them. While this is entirely at the discretion of your lender, internal loan modification has proven a ...
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