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A business purpose declaration can put a loan outside the National Credit Code, but only if it is used as the law intends. Demanding an exorbitant or excessive price in connection with the sale or lease of fuel, food, medicine, or another necessity. An attorney should review arbitration agreements and participate in arbitration to protect client interests and to prepare for judicial review of any adverse award. We have represented homeowners charged for escrow services that were never provided, bank debit and credit cardholders assessed improper and excessive late, over limit, and overdraft fees, and uninsured hospital patients charged exorbitant prices for medical care.

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Publisher: Routledge; New edition edition (August 28, 2009)

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