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Consumer credit counseling, debt management, and financial education services provided by non-profit credit counseling companies designed to establish equilibrium between consumers, creditors, and member agencies for the successful rehabilitation of debt-challenged families and individuals.
AICCCA Press Release
AICCCA Advises Four Tips to Protect Your Credit in Divorce
Fairfax, VA - September 20, 2012 — Nothing about going through a divorce is pleasant. Having your credit ruined as a result of an ex-spouse's behavior can be horrible. Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies advises consumers to do everything they can to protect their credit in a divorce.
"Our counselors frequently see divorced persons who have a bad credit rating and are being contacted for payment because their ex-spouse did not pay a joint account that was assigned to them in the divorce decree," said David Jones, president, Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies.To help protect your credit in a divorce AICCCA offers these four tips:
Laws pertaining to divorce vary by state and in community property states debt issues may be handled differently. It is always a good idea to hire an attorney when filing for divorce.
Founded in 1993, Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA) is a national membership organization, established to promote quality and consistent delivery of credit counseling services. AICCCA and its members are focused on improved creditor relations, efficient processes and advanced technology to best serve clients and creditors. AICCCA members are independent nonprofit agencies that advocate for debtors, counsel millions of consumers annually nationwide and provide debt management services to consumers with excessive unsecured debt. For more information or to contact an AICCCA member office call 866-703-TRUSTAICCCA (866-703-8787) or visit www.aiccca.org.