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What Professional Debt Mediation Can do for Consumers
5/5/2011 3:02:59 AM
Professional debt mediation is one way in which borrowers who are over their heads can obtain some much-needed relief. The basic process of debt mediation involves negotiating with your creditors so that they will be willing to accept less
Stockton, CA Fails Mediation and Files for Bankruptcy
7/2/2012 9:33:05 AM
Three months of financial mediation between Stockton, CA and its creditors finally came to an end this week—without a solution. As a result, Stockton has become the largest U.S. City to seek bankruptcy protection.
San Bernardino City Council Declares Emergency, Avoids Mediation
7/20/2012 9:37:03 AM
San Bernardino's City Council declared a fiscal emergency on Wednesday in a 5-2 vote. The declaration was made in part in order to avoid a period of lengthy mediation, much like the city of Stockton just went through.
What Fiscal Emergency Means
Debt Mediation in South Africa Subject to Limits
8/26/2011 7:22:08 AM
Consumers interested in using debt mediation to resolve their financial difficulties were dealt a setback this month by the South African Constitutional Court, which issued a ruling that favors creditors over debtors. According to the high
Bankruptcy or Debt Mediation: Which One Is Best?
11/14/2012 11:00:57 PM
When facing financial problems, people often turn to bankruptcy as a way to escape mountains of debt that have become just too big to bear. However, bankruptcy should never be a decision that is taken lightly and is a choice that
When Franchisee and Franchisor Disagree
11/25/2012 8:39:39 PM
As the world of small businesses grows, the opportunity for franchising has opened doors for many entrepreneurs to achieve their business goals and run their own business. However, in the process, there is the potential for many
Online Mediation Portal Improves Maryland's Foreclosure Process
9/2/2011 10:19:52 AM
Online mediation for struggling homeowners has taken a step forward thanks to a new website portal that will soon allow Maryland homeowners a way to submit documents to their mortgage lender without the hassle and uncertainty of sending them through
Stockton, California’s Debt Mediation Attempt
12/22/2012 8:25:30 AM
The city of Stockton, California, in an attempt to find an alternative to bankruptcy, officially entered into debt mediation to reach a resolution regarding its significant deficit and problems with paying out employee retirement
Professional Debt Mediation Assists Borrowers in Trouble
6/3/2011 6:00:10 AM
Professional debt mediation may be a phrase that sounds daunting or even frightening, but increasing numbers of debtors are beginning to realize that it is actually to their advantage to utilize such a service.
Debt Mediation Attorneys Offer Relief to Struggling Consumers
5/31/2011 9:18:24 AM
Debt mediation does not carry the stigma that it once may have possessed. In this age of high credit card fees and aggressive marketing, more people are coming to understand that if they are under water, it may not be exclusively their own