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SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE LEGAL SERVICES

 

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Grundy County Courthouse, Altamont

You may access a comprehensive toolkit of documents in Microsoft Word to evaluate cases against predatory lenders by clicking on this link -- toolkit. It contains the following:

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A BACKGROUND QUESTIONNAIRE to be completed by the client concerning, for example, his or her prior legal proceedings.

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A FINANCIAL STATEMENT to be given to and signed by the client.

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A LOAN QUESTIONNAIRE about the transaction, the events leading up to it, and those after the closing.

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A QUESTIONNAIRE ABOUT DEBT COLLECTORS and the techniques they use.

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A summary of STATUTES OF LIMITATION and guidance about why they may be inapplicable.

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A brief discussion of ARBITRATION CLAUSES and how they can be avoided

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A discussion of REMEDIES and a chart summarizing them.

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A table of the GROUNDS FOR LIABILITY under state and federal laws

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A CHECKLIST FOR REVIEWING MORTGAGE LOAN DOCUMENTS in a careful and comprehensive way.

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A CHECKLIST OF PUBLIC RECORDS TO REVIEW.

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A form of AUTHORIZATION FOR RELEASE OF INFORMATION both medical and financial.

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