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Debt Collectors Will Soon Have More Leeway to Contact You Through Text, Email, and Social Media

Debt Collectors Will Soon Have More Leeway to Contact You Through Text, Email, and Social Media

The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has severely transformed everyone’s lives. Many have suffered a reduction in income or job loss altogether and are finding it difficult, if not impossible, to keep with mortgage payments, credit card bills, and other debts. If you default on payments for an unsecured debt, like a credit card, department store, or medical debt, the creditor might send the debt to a collection agency.  Debt collectors have a well-earned reputation for using aggressive tactics, like contacting debtors…

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Can the Bankruptcy Court Take Away Your Social Media Accounts?

Can the Bankruptcy Court Take Away Your Social Media Accounts?

If they are business accounts, then yes. A Texas bankruptcy court recently ruled that social media accounts (like Twitter and Facebook) used to promote a business are part of that business’s bankruptcy estate, and the bankruptcy court can order the owner to turn over the passwords. Personal social media accounts, on the other hand, are not part of a business’s bankruptcy estate, said the judge. Of course, determining whether a social media account is personal or instead belongs to a…

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Free Legal Marketing Webinar: Social Media for Lawyers

Free Legal Marketing Webinar: Social Media for Lawyers

Are you curious about applying social media to your professional life? Confused about how it’s supposed to earn you more money as an attorney? Then it’s time to learn how to use social media successfully within your legal profession. Sign up for Social Media for Lawyers and you’ll learn: • How social networking applies to legal professionals • Strategies for participating on social media, especially Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter • Which tools will maximize professional benefits • Best practices for legal professionals Who…

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