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Here's How the Identity Theft Lawyers Work


1.

Find ID Theft on Your Report

1. Find an account on your credit report that you did not authorize.

2.

Dispute with Credit Agencies

2. Notify the credit agencies

3.

It's Fixed or Claim for Damages

3. If they don't fix it, then we sue under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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We Fix Fraud Accounts

  • Repair Your Credit
  • Pay Your Legal Fees
  • Pay You Damages

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"I would trust him with my family's legal issues for life."

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What is Identity Theft & What to Do?

Identity theft is when a person acts without authority to use your name or information for their benefit.


Here are the 2 main types:


  • When someone opens new accounts in your name, and


  • When a person takes over your existing accounts.

The Federal Trade Commission says that 6.64 percent of consumers became victims of identity theft, or about 1 in 15 people in Georgia. 

1 in 15 Have ID Theft Accounts

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Unfortunately, the identity theft criminals will keep opening accounts in those people's names. 


Fortunately, you do have steps to follow to remove fraudulently opened identity theft accounts or you can consult an identity theft attorney.


What Do You Do After Identity Theft?

  1. Freeze your credit reports at the CRAs (to stop any new fraud accounts)
  2. Mail a dispute* to each CRA (to get them to remove the current fraud accounts)
  3. *Use our template or include an identity theft affidavit or police report.
  4. Wait for the results and status of your dispute.
  5. If completely fixed and that was your first time disputing, you are done!
  6. If it is not completely fixed or they didn't fix it the first time, you need to bring a suit for damages with an identity theft lawyer.



Identity theft cases are like personal injury cases in many ways:


  • You don't come out of pocket for your attorney, and
  • If you are at fault, then the attorney can't get you any recovery or get any information removed.

Where to Mail Disputes about ID Fraud

  • Mail disputes to Equifax's address at P.O. Box 740241 Atlanta, GA 30374-0241. Please send certified and keep a copy of your dispute for proof. 


  • Mail disputes to Experian's address at P.O. Box 9532 Allen, TX 75013. Please send certified and keep a copy of your dispute. 


  • Mail disputes to TransUnion's address  at P.O. Box 2000, Chester, PA 19016-200. Please send certified and keep a copy of your dispute for proof.


If not fixed, contact our office.


Do I Really Need a Lawyer to Fight Credit Fraud? 

If you followed our instructions and all accounts are gone after the first round of disputes, you don't need an attorney. 


But, it's never that easy.


These cases are like personal injury cases for your credit report.


You have the right to sue the CRAs and companies that refuse to correct incorrect information on your credit report after you disputed the errors like we just discussed


They must fully investigate your identity theft disputes. If they don't, they owe you damages.


Our law office sues Equifax, Trans Union and Experian on behalf of victims of identity theft.

1 in 15 Have ID Theft Accounts

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How Do Identity Theft Lawyers Remove False Accounts When I Can't?

We are able to get fraud accounts removed by proving who actually stole your identity. When we get the evidence, we can prove it was not you.


When we get the evidence as your identity theft attorney, they will remove them and negotiate a settlement.

Can An Identity Theft Lawyer Sue Equifax?

Absolutely. If you weren't at fault, then you can bring a claim for damages under the FCRA.


Can You Sue Trans Union and Experian the same?

Yes. Suing for damages under the FCRA is possible as we've said.



Can You Sue a Credit Card/Bank/Phone Company if Your Identity Is Stolen?

Absolutely - same answer.

1 in 15 Have ID Theft Accounts

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Contact an identity theft attorney for Atlanta and Decatur. Our law firm represents clients in Atlanta, Decatur, Stockbridge, Buckhead, Conyers, Macon, Marietta, Dunwoody, Lawrenceville, Columbus, Albany, Rome, Valdosta, La Grange, Covington, McDonough, Fulton County, Cobb County Dekalb County, Gwinnett County, Clayton County, Henry County and other metro areas.