Did you get a consolidation loan mailer from a company you had never heard of? After looking at their website, you ended up enrolling with Boulder Legal Group?
After one phone call with them, did they say you did not qualify for the consolidation loan but did qualify for their consolidation program instead with Boulder Legal Group?
What is this company and the reviews?
Boulder Legal Group appears to be a law firm that is pitching debt settlement. I wouldn’t be surprised if Boulder Legal Group was tied to a much bigger organization as it appears that there are more of these firms that have similarities.
When I look at these companies, I like to understand how old the website is and see any information I can about the company.
What I found interesting is that Boulder Legal Groups website per Wayback time machine has been around for over 7 years, so the company has been around for a while.
In addition, there's a section in the contract section 1.5 that address that Boulder Legal can contract out the work to a third party for customer service and debt negotiations, which theoretically means that another debt settlement firm could actually be negotiating and settling the debt and receiving a payment from Boulder Legal for those services, but the challenge here is that means that the law firm may be able to take out fees before first settlement and pay those fees to the debt settlement company, so the contracted debt settlement fees could now get fees before settlement via the legal entity.
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Let’s go through the reviews.
In my opinion, two of the most unbiased, holistic review sites are BBB reviews and complaints and Google reviews. It may tend to be a bit more negative, but it seems to be a source of information.
So, what are the other reviews?
On BBB, Boulder Legal Group currently has a 4.44 rating based on 48 reviews, and a C+ rating.
At first look, many of the reviews are pleasant and remark how the customer service made them feel comfortable. However, there are a handful of reviews that mention Boulder Legal Group being hard to contact, not living up to the agreements and not settling the debt in the program.
One such review states that at the end of the program, no one from Boulder Legal Group contacted them and that one of the creditors even filed a lien against them.
Per Google, Boulder Legal Group has a 3.1 rating based on 79 reviews. Some of the positive reviews address how people feel appreciative when accounts have been settled and the debt has been cleared.
Many of the reviews mention that Boulder Legal Group does not communicate well and does not return phone calls. One review says that the individual went from paying $1000 a month to $1500 a month to try and end the program quicker. However, the program ended up being the same amount of time and the individual found out that the legal group did not even settle or pay back on a $6000 account. So where is all that money going?
Another review mentions that the individual was paying $316 a month to Boulder Legal Group. However, they found out that the legal group was only paying $5 a month to each creditor.
If you would like to stay with Boulder Legal Group, you may want to read the Client Services Agreement in its entirety. If they are taking out fees before settlement, why are they doing that? What are they actually doing for you and what’s the percentage fee they charge?
If you have any information that may be helpful to add to this article, please consider contacting me at 833-272-3631. I’d love to hear about your experiences with Boulder Legal Group.
If you’re interested in cancelling your program with Boulder Legal, you may be able to contact them directly, but you may also have to get assistance from your bank if they do not allow you to cancel the program easily.