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Report: Laws should shield debtors’ survival assets from seizure

Fred Williams

States started out protecting essential survival items like an ox and a musket from debt collectors. These days, debtors need a basic car to drive to work, enough money for utility bills and a roof over their family’s head. But the National Consumer Law Center says in a new report that state protections aren’t strong enough for consumers to get back on their feet.
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