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Babalaco

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What would keep someone off the Bar
« on: November 16, 2004, 02:57:17 PM »
If someone passed the written exam, and was completely truthful on their character fitness, what kind of things would keep someone off the bar (assume this person has no criminal record).

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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2004, 03:14:28 PM »
bad credit, employment problems, drug problems

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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2004, 03:19:47 PM »
Gross ethical or professional violations during summer employment would probably qualify.
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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2004, 03:33:33 PM »
bad credit, employment problems, drug problems

Seriously, bad credit would keep someone off the bar? I know I have horrible credit. Should I be worried????

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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2004, 03:34:34 PM »
By bad credit, we're talking HORRIBLE credit.

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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2004, 03:37:16 PM »
like what, forced bankruptcy?

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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2004, 03:43:58 PM »
i disagree, draino, i think if you have bad debts, you will not be admitted until you are paid up... this is one thing they take very seriously (at least, that is my understanding)... a history of missing payments is going to  have a big impact, it may not keep you out forever, but it could make the process go on for a very long time.

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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2004, 03:47:30 PM »
i disagree, draino, i think if you have bad debts, you will not be admitted until you are paid up... this is one thing they take very seriously (at least, that is my understanding)... a history of missing payments is going to  have a big impact, it may not keep you out forever, but it could make the process go on for a very long time.

I dunno, I just know a few guys from my high school that weren't exactly careful about keeping up with monthly payments that didn't have trouble...maybe NC is different.

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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2004, 03:47:54 PM »
i disagree, draino, i think if you have bad debts, you will not be admitted until you are paid up... this is one thing they take very seriously (at least, that is my understanding)... a history of missing payments is going to  have a big impact, it may not keep you out forever, but it could make the process go on for a very long time.

bad debts? do you mean until the payments are made current? They wont keep out for having debt.

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Re: What would keep someone off the Bar
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2004, 03:48:11 PM »
i didn't know having bad credit had an impact.  thats interesting.  i learn something new everyday.