How Common is it for the Bar to Ask for Full Credit Report?

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DocHawkeye
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How Common is it for the Bar to Ask for Full Credit Report?

Postby DocHawkeye » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:13 pm

Just filed my Law Student Registration with the Iowa Bar last week and today, they sent me an e-mail today asking me to clarify a couple of clerical errors and asking me for a complete copy of my credit report. While the clerical errors are embarrassing, I am a little freaked out about the credit report. I have a couple of charged-off credit cards but all of my past due account have been settled and I don't have a late payment on anything since 2011. Should I be freaking out about this?

Cuz I kinda am...
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Re: Just Filed My Iowa Bar Law Student Registration and...

Postby DocHawkeye » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:08 pm

So, it turns out that I didn't make all of the clerical errors they claim, so I'm hoping the rest of this is pretty pro forma as well. Still, anyone heard of this happening?

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Re: How Common is it for the Bar to Ask for Full Credit Report?

Postby gdane » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:35 pm

Very common. My bar just asked for my law school app. Is that common?

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Re: How Common is it for the Bar to Ask for Full Credit Report?

Postby blong4133 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:53 pm

It's definitely common. I was required to send mine in.




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