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 ...
Directs user to websites describing debt collection laws for each state. Federal
Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA)
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
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 ...
Answer: There is a federal and some state laws that limit what debt collectors can
say and do. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The Fair Debt ...
State law prohibits the use of harassment and abusive collection tactics. ... The
federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act applies only to collectors working for ...
Federal and many states' laws require that financially distressed consumers not
... NCLC/Consumers Union model state law for debt settlement, January 2011 ...
State law doesn't specify the limitations on open accounts. ... If the SOL has
passed and the debt is sold to another collection agency, does the SOL start over
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.