Monthly Archives: October 2010

STUDY SHOWS INCREASE IN LEGAL NEEDS OF MAINE’S SENIOR CITIZENS

A new study has confirmed that the legal needs of Maine’s senior citizens will soon outweigh available resources.  In the next five to ten years, up to half of Maine’s older population will find themselves in need of legal services.  … Continue reading

DON’T LET THE BEDBUGS BITE: UPDATES TO MAINE LANDLORD-TENANT LAW ON BEDBUG INFESTATION

Bedbugs have become the subject of widespread attention throughout the country. Current owners or prospective purchasers of residential rental properties (including single-family homes) need to be aware of a statute adopted in Maine in 2009 and updated this past summer … Continue reading

SEPTEMBER DECLINE IN CREDIT CARD CHARGE-OFF RATES

September saw significant improvement in credit card charge-off rates at major U.S. banks as well as improvement in delinquencies.  For more detailed information, please see: http://www.insidearm.com/go/arm-news/credit-card-charge-offs-decline-at-major-issuers-in-september The creditors rights attorneys at Gosselin & Dubord, P.A. are experienced litigators who are … Continue reading

CALCULATING INTEREST IN CIVIL ACTIONS

Creditors are keenly aware of the time value of money. Delay in the collecting of a debt without compensation in the nature of interest results in a continually decreasing rate of return for the person or entity to whom the … Continue reading