Legal Terminology and Law Definition of Consumer Protection

Tax Liens
If an owner of a house defaulted on payment of real estate taxes a lien may be placed on the property to secure payment of taxes. A tax lien may be placed for non payment of federal, as well as state taxes. If there is a federal tax lien on your home, you must satisfy the lien before you can sell or refinance your home. There are a number of options to … Full Definition »
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Universal default
A clause in a credit card agreement allowing creditors to increase interest rates if a person did not pay the amount due on time or defaulted on his payment to any other creditor. … Full Definition »
Law topic: Credit Repair << Legal issue: Consumer Protection
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election of remedies
The purpose of the doctrine of election of remedies is to prevent double recovery. Once a Plaintiff has chosen his remedy and made his claim he can not change his mind and seek recovery on a different legal theory. For example, if a Plaintiff’s car was stolen he can seek either a return of the car or receive monetary award equal to the entire value of the … Full Definition »
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