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Consumer Rights Litigation at Surovell Isaacs Petersen & Levy

In 2010, Surovell Isaacs Petersen & Levy, PLC (SIPL) expanded its practice areas to include a focus on advocating for consumers throughout Virginia. Several federal and state laws allow our attorneys to represent you while recovering their fees and costs from your bank, credit bureau, car dealer or debt collector through "fee-shifting" statutes. These statutes are designed to level the playing field by empowering individuals who have been wronged and protecting communities. SIPL has always been a client-focused law firm. With our expansion into consumer law, we are pleased to be able to advocate for our clients in new ways. With two partners and three associates practicing consumer rights litigation, SIPL has your rights covered in federal and state courts throughout Virginia.

Here are the top ten ways our consumer lawyers can help you:

1. Mortgage Servicing Issues: Is your mortgage servicer refusing to tell you who owns your mortgage, charging excessive costs or fees, charging the wrong interest rate, or assessing force-placed insurance? There are federal laws that require your servicer to give you answers. If they refuse, you can take them to court for damages and attorney's fees.

2. Employment Background Checks: Did you apply for a job but lose the opportunity because your employer conducted a background check that turned up inaccurate or incomplete information? You have rights and our experienced consumer law attorneys can help you to correct any inaccurate report and recover your damages.

3. Homeowners or Condominium Association Fees: Are you receiving collection letters, being sued, or suffering from a wage or bank account garnishment because you got behind on your HOA or condo fees? Let us help you to assert your rights and protect against excessive costs and fees.

4. Foreclosure Prevention: If you want to know what options you have to avoid a foreclosure, or what your rights are post-foreclosure, we can assess your situation and advise you of your rights and responsibilities in just one hour.

5. Inaccurate Credit Reports: Did you apply for a loan and get denied because of an inaccuracy on your credit report? There are specific ways to remove inaccuracies from your credit report and our attorneys can guide you through the process.

6. Auto Fraud: If you drove a car off the lot and now are experiencing problems, we can help you work with the dealer - even if you think you have no recourse because you signed a contract.

7. Debt Buyers: Did you get served with a lawsuit for a debt you do not recognize? This should not be ignored. A judgment - even a default judgment (which happens if you don't appear in court)- can result in significant consequences, including wage or bank account garnishment and damage to your credit. We can explore options for defending such lawsuits and avoiding a judgment in your name.

8. Loan Modifications: With the recent settlement between state attorney generals and loan servicers, and the continual renewal of federal guidelines for loss mitigation programs, the loan modification process is subject to constant change. Our attorneys can help you navigate the process and advise you of your rights and responsibilities.

9. Home Solicitation Sales: If you are the victim of aggressive door-to-door sales tactics, you have rights to nullify the deal - even if you signed a contract.

10. Just feeling wronged? Our law firm is committed to advocating for the rights of consumers in many types of transactions - no matter how small. Let our law firm advocate for you and level the playing field so you can get the relief you are entitled to.

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