Financing is a process of borrowing money so that you can afford an expensive object, such as a car or a house. If a lender provides a borrower with financing for a car purchase, this financing is commonly referred to as a car loan, whereas financing for a house purchase is called a home loan.
In most cases, the borrower will be bound to certain terms and repayment schedules by a contract. The lender will usually charge interest and may charge a fee for the financing services.
Financing arrangements are useful, but they can also involve certain types of violations. These include:
These types of violations can occur in an individual person’s arrangement, or they can also occur as widespread violations in a business organization. Thus, many financing violations require major investigations by the proper authorities.
Depending on the laws in each state, as well as the facts in each situation, there may be a number of defenses to financing violations. Some of these include:
Many other defenses may apply as well, such as intoxication, especially involuntary intoxication, or lack of intent. These may depend on the way that each specific jurisdiction interprets finance laws.
Financing violations can sometimes lead to very serious civil and criminal penalties. You may need to hire a lawyer if you need help with financing matters. A qualified lawyer in your area can provide you with legal representation and advice to help you with your claim. Also, if you have any specific questions regarding defense arguments, your lawyer can provide you with in-depth legal research and guidance.
Last Modified: 06-04-2014 03:30 PM PDTLaw Library Disclaimer
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