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Question: I’m a non-attorney who is looking for a step-by step workbook to help me with my case/situation. Will your treatises be helpful?

Answer: Our treatises are written for practicing legal professionals. If you are seeking legal guidance we highly recommend contacting a lawyer. NACA is a great place to start your search. If you are seeking general knowledge of consumer law, we publish an excellent overview, Surviving Debt, which is written in language anyone can understand.