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Importance of Having Experienced Legal Representation

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Importance of Having Experienced Legal Representation

When it comes to managing small business finances, one area that entrepreneurs often overlook is the importance of addressing Small Business Administration (SBA) debts. Whether you have taken out an SBA loan or are facing repayment issues, understanding the significance of seeking experienced legal representation is crucial. In this blog post, Protect Law Group will explore the reasons why managing SBA debts with the help of a knowledgeable attorney can make a significant difference in the success of your business.

Navigating SBA Regulations

The Small Business Administration has specific regulations and guidelines that govern its loan programs. Understanding these regulations can be complex and overwhelming for business owners. An experienced attorney specializing in SBA debts can guide you through the intricacies of compliance, ensuring that you are aware of your rights and responsibilities. This knowledge will help you avoid penalties, maintain a good relationship with the SBA, and protect your business interests.

Repayment Strategies

SBA loan repayment can be a challenging task, especially during times of financial hardship. An experienced attorney can assess your financial situation, analyze the terms of your loan agreement, and develop a customized repayment strategy. They can negotiate with lenders on your behalf, exploring options such as loan modifications, debt settlements, or even loan forgiveness programs. Having a lawyer who understands the intricacies of SBA debts can significantly increase your chances of finding a viable solution that aligns with your business's financial capabilities.

Protecting Your Assets

Dealing with SBA debts can have significant repercussions for your business's assets and personal finances. If your debt remains unresolved, the SBA may take legal action to recover the amount owed. This could result in the seizure of your business assets, placing your livelihood at risk. By having an experienced attorney on your side, you can protect your assets and explore alternatives, such as negotiating improved repayment terms or restructuring your business to shield your finances.

Avoiding Adverse Consequences

Mismanaging SBA debts can have severe consequences for your credit score, making it challenging to secure funding in the future. A knowledgeable attorney can help you navigate the debt collection process, ensuring that your rights are protected throughout. They can also assist in preventing abusive debt collection practices and protect your reputation so that your business can continue to thrive even during challenging financial times.

Addressing SBA debts with the help of experienced legal representation is essential for small businesses. From navigating complex regulations and developing a repayment strategy to protecting your assets and avoiding adverse consequences, an attorney specializing in SBA debts can play a pivotal role in securing the financial stability of your business. By seeking professional guidance, you can effectively manage your SBA debts, mitigate risks, and pave the way for long-term success. Contact Protect Law Group serving San Diego, Orange, and Los Angeles Counties, California to learn more.

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Millions of Dollars in SBA Debts Resolved via Offer in Compromise and Negotiated Repayment Agreements without our Clients filing for Bankruptcy or Facing Home Foreclosure

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Millions of Dollars in Treasury Debts Defended Against via AWG Hearings, Treasury Offset Program Resolution, Cross-servicing Disputes, Private Collection Agency Representation, Compromise Offers and Negotiated Repayment Agreements

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$375,000 SBA 504 LOAN - SBA OIC CASH SETTLEMENT

$375,000 SBA 504 LOAN - SBA OIC CASH SETTLEMENT

The client personally guaranteed an SBA 504 loan balance of $375,000.  Debt had been cross-referred to the Treasury at the time we got involved with the case.  We successfully had debt recalled to the SBA where we then presented an SBA OIC that was accepted for $58,000.

$488,000 SBA 7A LOAN - SBA OHA LITIGATION

$488,000 SBA 7A LOAN - SBA OHA LITIGATION

The clients are personally guaranteed an SBA 7(a) loan.  The SBA referred the debt to the Department of Treasury, which was seeking payment of $487,981 from our clients.  We initially filed a Cross-Servicing Dispute, which was denied.  As a result, we filed an Appeals Petition with the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals asserting legal defenses and supporting evidence uncovered during the discovery and investigation phase of our services.  Ultimately, the SBA settled the debt for $25,000 - saving our clients approximately $462,981.

$150,000 SBA 7A LOAN - NEGOTIATED WORKOUT AGREEMENT

$150,000 SBA 7A LOAN - NEGOTIATED WORKOUT AGREEMENT

The client personally guaranteed an SBA 7(a) loan for $150,000. His business revenue decreased significantly causing default and an accelerated balance of $143,000. The client received the SBA's Official 60-day notice with the debt scheduled for referral to the Treasury’s Bureau of Fiscal Service for aggressive collection in less than 26 days. We were hired to represent him, respond to the SBA's Official 60-day notice, and prevent enforced collection by the Treasury and the Department of Justice. We successfully negotiated a structured workout with an extended maturity date that included a reduction of the 14% interest rate and removal of substantial collection fees (30% of the loan balance), effectively saving the client over $242,000.

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