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Georgia Credit Union Affiliates Bill Clarifies Practice of Law Exemption
Posted February 01, 2016 by CUNA Advocacy

The Georgia Credit Union Affiliates is pushing legislation, H 759, to clarify that credit unions are included in the unauthorized practice of law exemption for financial institution operations. The exemption permits credit unions to lend, initiate HELOCs, discuss issues with members, or address compliance issues without an attorney present.