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Debt Prevention Articles

ABC’S (ALWAYS BE COLLECTING) – REASONS WHY DEBTOR’S MANAGEMENT IS A FULL TIME JOB

One thing that really stands out in my experience as a debt collection attorney, is that debtors almost always settle the outstanding debt if the debts are demanded whilst it is still fresh. This means that the older the debt you are attempting to collect, the smaller...

IS THERE ANY WAY TO EXIT DEBT REVIEW AFTER THE COURT HAS GIVEN AN ORDER

Jenny and her husband, to whom she was married in community of property, entered debt review five years ago and since, a Court order in terms of Section 86(7)(c)(ii) granted. Jenny and her husband, has since gotten divorced and a settlement agreement entered into...

The Truth About Debt Review

The miracle of debt review is widely portrayed as an “easy escape” by debt counsellors in South Africa. Is it really as magnificent as it seems? Or are debt counsellors selling you a dream? Discover the truth about debt review in this tell-all article.

What Should You Do If The Sheriff Threatens To Remove Assets

John has a big problem. He is living in a fully furnished flat that he is renting. The furniture in the flat is not his but belongs to his landlord. Some time ago, John made a series of bad choices that led to a few judgments being granted against him. John calls his...

The Truth About Debt Review

The miracle of debt review is widely portrayed as an “easy escape” by debt counsellors in South Africa. Is it really as magnificent as it seems? Or are debt counsellors selling you a dream? Discover the truth about debt review in this tell-all article.

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The Truth About Debt Review

The Truth About Debt Review

The miracle of debt review is widely portrayed as an “easy escape” by debt counsellors in South Africa. Is it really as magnificent as it seems? Or are debt counsellors selling you a dream? Discover the truth about debt review in this tell-all article.

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Is reckless credit my get out of jail free card?

Is reckless credit my get out of jail free card?

In simple terms, credit is considered to be reckless if it is clear from the outset that the Consumer will not be able to afford the repayments, or if no affordability test was done at all.
In our case study (below), the affordability test was indeed done, but it was clear that she would not be able to afford the repayments. It, therefore, seems that the credit was granted recklessly.

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I Have Received A Summons – What Does This Mean?

I Have Received A Summons – What Does This Mean?

I Have Received A Summons – What Does This Mean?
Having a Sheriff serve a Summons on you could often be a very scary thing! This is especially true if you know nothing about a Summons and what to do with it. In this article, Kaylee Tree discuss a few important points to remember once you have received a Summons. #Summons #DebtCollection #LetUsHelpYou #StayCalm

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