Informative Reads on Consumer Rights and Other Legal Matters


WE’RE MOVING!

September 10, 2020

Divis Law is moving! We have completed our move into our new building at 1125 Walnut Street, Macon, GA 31201.

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DIVIS LAW NOW OFFERS CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY REPRESENTATION

May 14, 2020

We are expanding our practice include consumer bankruptcy. As a consumer protection law firm, we can handle all issues relating to debt relief and collection defense, including bankruptcy. Check the website again soon for more information.

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THE YO-YO (SPOT DELIVERY) SCAM

July 18, 2019

This post is about a common scam we call a yo-yo sale, in which a consumer has taken delivery of a car and then receives a call, text, or email from the dealer asking the consumer to return to the…

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DEVELOPMENTS IN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND REGULATORY PRACTICE, 2018

July 13, 2019

Thanks to all of the authors who contributed to Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. The book is in print and will be for sale on the ABA website and via Lexis soon. Robert Divis of Divis Law LLC…

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EXTENDED WARRANTIES ON NEW CARS ARE USUALLY A WASTE.

June 12, 2019

Lately we have had quite a few calls about extended warranties. We will talk more about the extended warranties and about service agreements on a later post; here we are going to focus on the practice of dealers using high-pressure…

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CAN YOU SUE OVER BAD INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET?

March 31, 2019

Several people have asked me recently if they can sue under the Fair Credit Reporting Act for false information about them on the internet. That’s a murky question and I’m going to try to give a clear answer. There is…

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A NEW SCAM IS TARGETING BANKRUPTCY FILERS

February 18, 2019

We have recently learned about a very troubling scam that is affecting people in Middle Georgia who have filed for Bankruptcy and are faithfully making payments on their Bankruptcy plans. It’s a particularly dastardly scam involving “foreclosure mitigation service”, and is so troubling to…

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UNDISCLOSED DEFECTS IN USED CARS

January 20, 2019

If you’ve bought a used car, there is a good chance you also bought mechanical defects or problems of some kind. A certain amount of that is normal and acceptable; after all, a used car is just that, used. These days dealers…

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LIVING (INTER VIVOS) TRUSTS EXPLAINED

January 2, 2019
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HOW TO STOP DEBT COLLECTION CALLS

December 18, 2018

Debt collectors are relentless. If you owe money that is past due, or simply if the debt collector thinks you owe money that is past due, they will call you. And call you. And mail you letters. They may contact you at…

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