This addendum contains links to state-specific resources that provide an
overview of debt collection, citations of state debt collection laws, and web
addresses to ...
Collection agencies and bill collectors in all 50 states are governed by the federal
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The FDPA prohibits debt collectors from ...
Aug 27, 2012 ... Home » State Laws: State Fair Debt Collection Practices Acts and Other
Consumer Credit Protection Laws, Rules, Civil Codes and State ...
Relation to State laws §817. Exemption for State regulation §818. Exception for
certain bad check enforcement programs operated by private entities §819.
Your Rights Under California's Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ... There is no
law that specifically limits the number of calls an agency may make to you, but ...
This includes collection agencies, lawyers who collect debts on a regular basis,
... No matter how they communicate with you, it's against the law for a debt
collector to ... the contract that created your debt – or your state law – allows the
If debt collectors are calling you, you have certain protections under both the
federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and a nearly identical state law.
State law prohibits the use of harassment and abusive collection tactics. ... The
federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act applies only to collectors working for ...
Debt Collection Practices The OCCC frequently receives questions and ... may
not collect any amount greater than your debt, unless your state law permits such
Federal and many states' laws require that financially distressed consumers not
... NCLC/Consumers Union model state law for debt settlement, January 2011 ...