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WSJ Interview With The Head Of The SBA

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WSJ Interview With The Head Of The SBA

Protect Law Group provides the expertise and legal know how to shepherd you through the SBA offer in compromise process. You should not face your defaulted SBA loan and SBA loan problems on your own. Protect Law Group offers the aggressive legal strategies and tactics to defend your rights.

Wall Street Journal writer Ruth Simon recently interviewed SBA head Maria Contreras-Sweet. The SBA head discusses access to capital and other issues. Read the complete article here

Contreras-Sweet also recently testified in front of Congress regarding SBA issues. Contreras-Sweet testified on efforts she and other SBA managers were making to address concerns of the Government Accountability Office (GAO). A report authored by the GAO cited numerous management difficulties at the SBA, and made dozens of recommendations for changes, particularly related to its program offering loans to help small businesses affected by natural disasters such as hurricanes, and to improve cybersecurity for systems used to administer applications for such loans.You can watch and listen to the testimony below:



If you are facing an SBA loan default, contact Protect Law Group today at www.sba-attorneys.com or 1-888-756-9969 to schedule your consultation.

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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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$220,000 SBA 7A LOAN -DOT WAIVER OF ADMINISTRATIVE FEES & COSTS

$220,000 SBA 7A LOAN -DOT WAIVER OF ADMINISTRATIVE FEES & COSTS

Clients personally guaranteed an SBA 7(a) loan that was referred to the Department of Treasury for collection.  Treasury claimed our clients owed over $220,000 once it added its statutory collection fees and interest.  We were able to negotiate a significant reduction of the total claimed amount from $220,000 to $119,000, saving the clients over $100,000 by arguing for a waiver of the statutory 28%-30% administrative fees and costs.

$58,000 SBA 7A LOAN - AWG HEARING DEFENSE

$58,000 SBA 7A LOAN - AWG HEARING DEFENSE

Client personally guaranteed SBA 7(a) loan balance of $58,000.  The client received a notice of Intent to initiate Administrative Wage Garnishment (AWG) Proceedings.  We represented the client at the hearing and successfully defeated the AWG Order based on several legal and equitable grounds.

$350,000 SBA 7A LOAN - NEGOTIATED STRUCTURED WORKOUT AGREEMENT

$350,000 SBA 7A LOAN - NEGOTIATED STRUCTURED WORKOUT AGREEMENT

Client personally guaranteed SBA 7(a) loan for $350,000. The small business failed but because of the personal guarantee liability, the client continued to pay the monthly principal & interest out-of-pocket draining his savings. The client hired a local attorney but quickly realized that he was not familiar with SBA-backed loans or their standard operating procedures. Our firm was subsequently hired after the client received the SBA's official 60-day notice. After back-and-forth negotiations, we were able to convince the SBA to reinstate the loan, retract the acceleration of the outstanding balance, modify the original terms, and approve a structured workout reducing the interest rate from 7.75% to 0% and extending the maturity date for a longer period to make the monthly payments affordable. In conclusion, not only we were able to help the client avoid litigation and bankruptcy, but our SBA lawyers also saved him approximately $227,945 over the term of the workout.

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