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Monthly Archives: September 2022

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When Companies Deceive & Harm Consumers

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

In September, the credit services company Credit Karma was accused of engaging in false consumer claims by misrepresenting consumers as qualifying for credit offers, and in doing so, collecting a significant amount of personal information from consumers. By “pre-approving” consumers for products such as credit cards even though they did not qualify, the company… Read More »

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Discrimination & Predatory Mortgage Loan Modifications In Foreclosures

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

When foreclosures involve discrimination in terms of targeting specific homeowners for predatory mortgage loan modification services, and interfering with their ability to hold onto their homes in the process, these actions violate the Fair Housing Act. For example, those in violation of the law have, at times, falsely advertised that they can cut your… Read More »

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Ohio Makes It Easier To Form LLCs: What You Need To Know

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

In 2022, Ohio made important modifications to its business formation laws, making it easier to form entities such as limited liability companies (LLCs), as well as helping to enable more minorities, women, and veterans to own their own businesses. Below, we explain what is entailed in forming an LLC, specifically, as the rules and… Read More »

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Understanding Land Installment Contracts In Ohio

By Kohl & Cook Law Firm LLC |

As Columbus real estate attorneys, we regularly receive a number of questions, including those that involve questions intersecting real estate law and contracts, such as installment contracts, which involve buyers purchasing property from sellers directly (i.e. without involving the bank or a mortgage) via installment payments. In Ohio, these contracts can be legally arranged… Read More »

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