Legal Advice for Debt Collection — 164 results
Written by attorney Kristan Lehtinen, over 4 years ago.
1. What law governs debt collection practices in the United States? Although each state has its own consumer protection laws many have implemented the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (... more
Written by attorney Michael Agruss, over 2 years ago.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) has been around for almost 35 years. The FDCPA is a federal law that applies to every state.In other words, everyone is protected by the FDCPA.... more
Written by attorney David Ross, about 4 years ago.
by David B. Ross (Ross Ross, LLC)
Abusive Debt Collection from the perspective of a Bankruptcy and Consumer Attorney
Heres the scenario. You finally get home... more
Written by attorney David A Schuck, over 2 years ago.
Debtors can recover up to $1,000 for violations of the FDCPA. A debt collector (someone other than the person you owe money) violates the FDCPA when it performs a laundry list of improper... more
Written by attorney Dmitry Braynin, over 2 years ago.
This guide is designed to provide consumers with information that will increase their personal financial knowledge to assist with financial problems and prevent future financial problems.... more
Written by attorney Charles Jimerson, about 1 year ago.
By: Charles B. Jimerson, Esq.
We are often asked, what, if any, existing legal right in collection does an aggrieved victim have against a defendant who was ordered to pay restitution in... more
Written by attorney Stephen M. Dunne, over 4 years ago.
Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you may
advise a Creditor not to contact you at work or at unreasonable times and they
must make certain disclosures to you.
Written by attorney Daniel DeWoskin, over 5 years ago.
Always be vigilant about your credit history Be careful not to presume that credit agencies such as Equifax and Experian have correct information on your credit history published. These... more
Written by attorney Frank Avellone, almost 3 years ago.
Why do creditors and debt collectors hassle you?Especially where the debt is "unsecured" (such ascredit cards, medical bills, past due rent, utility bills); that is, where there is no... more
Written by attorney Jon L Gelman, about 5 years ago.
Medicare Collects A recent article in Mother Jones reports upon the adverse consequences of Medicare's aggressive debt collection practices upon the aging population. The article describes... more
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