The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law that protects you from abusive debt collectors. The law covers third-party debt collectors (as opposed to original creditors) and prohibits a number of practices. Illegal practices include:
All too often, debt collectors count on the fact that consumers don’t understand their rights under the law, and engage in outrageous behavior designed to intimidate and embarrass you. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act enables you to sue a debt collector and recover up to $1,000.
Lemberg & Associates has represented thousands of consumers in cases against debt collection agencies. If you have experienced debt collector harassment, complete the form to the right for a free case evaluation. For more information on debt collectors and your rights, visit Lemberg & Associates’ fair debt website, www.StopCollector.com.