Posts Tagged ‘Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’

Dealing with Debt Collectors Best Practices

This articles touches on the do’s and don’ts when dealing with Debt Collectors. Fortunately, there are many state and federal laws that protect consumers from overly aggressive debt collectors. So, it’s important that you know your rights. The tips in this article also help preserve your rights to sue debt collectors who break the law. […]

5 Most Common FDCPA Violations Debt Collectors Make

Often times debt collectors break federal law because debtors are not aware of their rights. For instance, many people do not know that debt collectors must cease contacting you over the phone, if you tell them to stop calling you. This is probably the most common violation debt collectors make. Learn your rights, and let […]

How to Sue Debt Collectors for Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) Violations

The purpose of this article is to outline the steps needed to sue debt collectors for Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), or violations without an attorney. If you want to get an attorney involved, it is best to wait until you get your case on a court docket. This way the attorney can take […]

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Below is the full text of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act as stated on Federal Trade Commission website. As amended by Public Law 104-208, 110 Stat. 3009 (Sept. 30, 1996) To amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to prohibit abusive practices by debt collectors. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives […]

Understanding Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

There was an act that was added in 1978 to eradicate and eliminate abusive practices in the collection of consumer debts. This U.S. statute is set up under the title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act and is known as The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. It provides the consumer with a ground for […]