Legal Basics – The Loan Foreclosure Process and Available Protections

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Foreclosure and Debt Relief, Real Estate, Uncategorized |

When a property owner is unable to make the payments on his/her home loan that is secured by a deed of trust, and the payment becomes at least 3 months delinquent, a lender may decide to move forward with a foreclosure.  In the state of Idaho, there are a number of recording and notification steps that either the lender or the trustee under of the deed of trust must take prior to actually holding the trustee’s sale (foreclosure).  It is...

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5 Important Rules when you have been Arrested

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Criminal Law, Uncategorized |

Law Enforcement officers work for you, the taxpayer.  They are here to protect and serve the public – YOU.  However, on occasion, you may find that you have been arrested.  Here are 5 important rules to remember: Remain calm and polite. Do not resist arrest, even if you believe the arrest is wrongful, illegal, outrageous, etc.  If you think resisting arrest will avoid arrest, you are wrong. Tell the officer(s) that you choose to remain...

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Protecting Real People with the Idaho Telephone Solicitation Act

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Consumer Finance, Uncategorized |

Telephone marketing is a common enterprise and, while most are legitimate businesses selling legitimate products, we all know someone who has found themself caught up in a scam sold to them over the telephone.  It was for that very reason that the Idaho Telephone Solicitation Act came into being. Among other things, the Act requires that all telephone solicitors register with the Idaho Attorney General at least 10 days prior to conducting...

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Legal Basics – Your Rights and Arrests and Summons

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Criminal Law, Uncategorized |

I am a former prosecuting attorney, but have devoted most of my career to defending criminal defendants.  It is a privilege to work at The Huntley Law Firm with a team of good lawyers with diverse experience.  I like that LegalShield (LS) helps members solve many problems without a lawyer, and provides legal resources for under market cost when a lawyer is necessary. At the outset of becoming a criminal defendant, or even a “person of...

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10 Important Tips for Avoiding Police Impersonators

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Criminal Law, Uncategorized |

Those who impersonate police officers erode the public’s trust in law enforcement and may endanger unsuspecting people. There are several tips you can remember to protect yourself during a traffic stop while helping your police officers do their jobs. Make sure it is a marked police unit. If it is not a marked unit, the emergency lights should be built in and are usually not a temporary light placed on the vehicle.  You may call 911 to verify...

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