The Fair Debt Collection Practices governs how debt collectors can behave when trying to collect a debt. In general, a debt collector cannot engage in harassment or excessive conduct in order to collect a debt.
Debt collectors are not allowed to harass you. For example, they can’t:
Debt collectors can’t lie. For example, they can’t:
Debt collectors can’t engage in unfair practices. For example, they can’t:
Individuals who have been harassed or intimidated can be compensated if a debt collector broke the law. Often a debt collector or collection agency has harassed many others in the same way.
Liddle & Dubin, PC's consumer protection attorneys are here to investigate unfair debt collection practices and hold collection agencies accountable to the full extent of the law. For over 20 years we have protected our clients' rights against unlawful practices. We have represented tens of thousands of individuals throughout the United States and have successfully recovered more than one hundred million dollars on behalf of our clients.
If you believe that you have been a victim of unfair debt collection practices, please contact us.