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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Pub. L. 95-109; 91 Stat. 874, codified as 15 ... debt or using deception to collect the debt, including a debt collector's misrepresentation that ...

Debt Collection | Consumer Information - Federal Trade Commission

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No matter how they communicate with you, it's against the law for a debt collector to pretend to be someone else — like an attorney or government agency — or ...

District of Columbia Fair Debt Collection Laws ... - Washington, DC

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The Washington D.C. fair debt collection laws protect residents from deceptive and abusive collection tactics.

Are there laws that limit what debt collectors can say or do ...

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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is the main federal law that governs debt collection practices. The FDCPA prohibits debt collection companies ...

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act | Wex Legal Dictionary ...

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For example, the creditor may attempt to collect the debt through direct ... Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA): A Brief Overview of Federal Law. A creditor ...

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

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The FDCPA applies only to the collection of debt incurred by a consumer ... local law). • The creditor. • The creditor's attorney. • The debt collector's attorney.

State Debt Collection Laws and Publications | Privacy Rights ...

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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 ...

How to Stop Debt Collector Harassment - FindLaw

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Most debt collectors realize this and are good about obeying the law. Sometimes, however, debt collectors may cross the line and engage in debt collector ...

Debt Collection Laws - FindLaw

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American consumers are protected by a number of federal debt collection laws, which regulate credit card disclosures; the practices of debt collection agencies; ...

Debt Collection | Issues | NCLC - National Consumer Law Center

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Federal and many states' laws require that financially distressed consumers not be ... NCLC is recognized nationally as an expert in fair debt collection issues, ...

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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act | Federal Trade Commission

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This subchapter may be cited as the "Fair Debt Collection Practices Act." ... Existing laws and procedures for redressing these injuries are inadequate to protect ...

Know your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

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The first place to look for answers on what is and isn't allowed when debt collectors come calling is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The federal law,  ...

Top 10 Debt Collection Rights for Consumers | Credit.com

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Aug 8, 2013 ... The good news? You've got rights, and lots of them — thanks to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. This federal law sets down a specific set ...