Welcome to the Civil Justice Blog. The blog highlights current Maryland and/or federal law dealing with such topics as foreclosures, consumer rights, auto-fraud, and other related public interest issues.
If you’re a student loan borrower, you’ve probably noticed advertisements on the television, radio, or internet for student loan “debt relief” services. You may have even received direct solicitations by phone or mail.
Many of these companies appeal to struggling borrowers by claiming a special ability to negotiate with lenders and servicers to get a better deal. Too often, borrowers learn the hard way that the companies’ promises are false or the deal is not as good as they thought.