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HOW DO CREDIT BUREAUS GET THEIR INFORMATION?

Have you ever gotten a judgment against someone and then wondered how it gets to Equifax, Transunion, and Experian?  Or had information appear on your credit report which has nothing to do with you?  I share a name with my…

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Light Rail Coming to the Triangle…Or Not?

Last week, the North Carolina General Assembly passed legislation that bars the state Department of Transportation from contributing more than $500,000.00 to any light-rail project.  In effect, this new legislation cancels the DOT’s prior commitment to provide nearly $138 million…

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Wage Garnishment Law Struck Down In Georgia

Generally speaking, and with few exceptions, North Carolina is one of the few states that does not permit wage garnishment as a method to collect debts. The exceptions are State and Federal taxes, child support, and defaulted student loan.  Many…

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Are You Ready For Some Football?!

In honor of the first day of college football season, we at Hannah Sheridan Loughridge and Cochran want to wish everyone a happy and successful 2016 season.  Around our office, we represent a number of different college football fan bases. …

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Synthetic Identify Fraud

Identify fraud and theft have become part of our daily lives.  Individuals and businesses are going to greater links than ever before to protect sensitive data and information from would-be wrongdoers.  Now, there is a new face of identity theft:…

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Solar Tax Credits Set to Expire

Text:  Unless the legislature and the McCrory administration act soon, solar tax credits will soon be a thing of the past in North Carolina.  Currently, our state offers a 35% tax credit to solar installations (in addition to the federal…

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And The Award Goes To…

The National Association of Bar Executives and the National Conference of Bar Foundations recently held their annual meetings in Chicago. We are happy to announce the NCBA was awarded an NABE LexisNexis Community & Educational Outreach Award for its Transitioning Lawyers…

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CAN A CREDITOR “REQUIRE” A SPOUSE TO BE A GUARANTOR?

One of the fundamental tenets of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) is that lenders are prohibited from discriminating against applicants in credit transactions “on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or marital status, or age.” 15…

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New Collections Law Page

HSLC is pleased to announce that we have added a new collections law page to our website. We hope you find this legal information resource useful to recover funds which are rightfully owed. Check it out!

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Firm Update: We are Moving!

We find it hard to believe that nearly two years have passed since Hannah Sheridan Loughridge & Cochran, LLP  opened its doors for business.  The support we have received from colleagues and clients constantly humbles us and fills us with…

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HSLC Supports 4th Annual SuNica Golf Classic

HSLC is proud to be a hole sponsor for the 4th Annual SuNica Golf Classic at Lochmere Golf Club in Cary.  SuNica is a locally based non-profit dedicated to providing clean water, education, and economic opportunities to the people of…

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New Construction Law Page

HSLC is pleased to announce that we have added a new construction law page to our website.  This page represents many hours of work used to create a legal information resource for friends and clients of our firm.  We hope that you find it…

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Raleigh is “Job City”, USA

Glassdoor.com, the notable employment website, has named Raleigh, North Carolina as the No. 1 city in the United States for jobs.  Utilizing metrics including job openings, population, median base salary and median home value, Raleigh scored the highest amongst all…

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