Extortion Scam

The Oregon Department of Justice has received several complaints regarding phony debt collection calls.

http://www.cccsso.org/News.asp?NewsID=4. Scam artists pose as debt collectors or law enforcement officers calling about an outstanding debt from an online payday loan. They frequently use fake phone numbers and official sounding business names. They also do their research. Some [...]

New Treasury Rule Protects Social Security, VA, Other Federal Benefits

National Consumer  Law Center Advocate Applauds New Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal rule  issued today that strengthens protections for bank accounts used to collect  federal benefits is welcome news for retirees, veterans and disabled persons,  according to a lawyer for the National Consumer Law Center.

The  “interim [...]

Don't Be Mowed Down By A Debt Lawsuit !

Act Quckly and File an Answer to Set As Aside a Surprising Default Judgment

You can be sued whether or not you owe someone money.  Worse yet, you can have a default judgment against you whether or not you have received notice.  These types of default judgments happen all the [...]

Submerged Car Surfaces In Court

Here is a very interesting video on You Tube about a man that purchased a car that had, at some point, been completely submerged under water.  Something of a sales arbitration horror story.

There are lessons to be learned from this event.

Do NOT  take delivery of a car you are [...]

New LA County Office

We are pleased to announce that The Harris Law Firm now has offices in the Santa Clarita Valley to serve clients in Newhall, Valencia and surrounding areas including Granada Hills, Sylmar and the San Fernando valley areas.

Please use the 800 number – (877) 490-0202 – to contact Aurora Harris by fax [...]

Christmas Meeting & Luncheon

Christian Legal Society Orange County ChapterChristmas Meeting & Luncheon

The O.C. CLS chapter will celebrate Christmas together on Thursday December 10, 2009 at 12:00 noon.  Aurora Harris is hosting the event at her lovely office: The Honest Lawyer 605 W. Chapman Ave Orange, CA. 92868 (714) 288-0202 www.thehonestlawyeronline.com We will provide a [...]

Google Enhances Legal Research Capability

The behemoth Google is currently testing a new search engine that is targeted at those looking for online legal information.  Presently still in ‘beta’, you can go and try out the system for yourself at http://scholar.google.com/.  Let us know what you think.

The system is designed to make it easier [...]

On A Mission

This article appeared originally in The Orange County Register on November 24th, 2004. The original article can still be picked up in the office for those who would like a copy.

MARKET EVANGELIST: Lawyer Aurora Dawn Harris aims to protect car buyers from unscrupulous selling practices.