Machol & Johannes LLC is a debt collection agency, which receives a lot of consumer complaints to our law firm for debt harassment. Find out who they are, why they might be calling, and how you can stop them.
What is Machol & Johannes?
Founded in 1968, Machol & Johannes is exclusively devoted to representing creditors in bankruptcy proceedings, in groups, and in all other areas of law. This company conducts direct collection actions, represents their corporate clients in court, and files lawsuits against customers to attempt and collect debts. If you are concerned because you have been contacted by M&J, make sure you understand your rights before responding.
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Is Machol & Johannes a scam?
They’re legit. Machol & Johannes is a legitimate law firm that specializes in debt collection litigation. They use skip tracing, telephone calls, and letter string to pressure consumers into paying. This law firm seems to automate lots of its customer correspondence. Machol & Johannes also regularly reports accounts to credit bureaus as a tactic for collecting debt.
If you’ve suffered from M&J debt harassment, you do have options. Under the law you can recover up to $1,000 for violations of the FDCPA, and $500 to $1,500 for each cell phone robocall.
Who are we? We are Lemberg Law, a Consumer Law Firm
Lemberg Law is a consumer law firm helping victims of collection harassment and abuse. We are ranked A+ by the BBB. We’ve helped more than 15,000 consumers stop harassment and recover money from debt collectors. Harassed? Abused? Misled by a collector? Call our Helpline today! There is no charge unless we win.
How many complaints are there against Machol & Johannes?
As of April 2017, the Better Business Bureau reported 37 closed Machol & Johannes complaints over the previous few decades, including 9 closed Machol & Johannes complaints over the past 12 months. The BBB provides Machol & Johannes an A+ rating. Additionally, Justia lists six Machol & Johannes complaints filed in federal court in the past year alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Moreover, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) lists 35 closed Machol & Johannes complaints for 2016.
Machol & Johannes, LLC 700 17th Street, Suite 200 Denver, CO 80202 Phone Number: 866-729-3328 Website: https://www.mjfirm.com/
Can Machol & Johannes Sue Me or Garnish My Wages?
It is illegal for a debt collector to make empty threats to sue you or garnish your wages. It is also unlikely Machol & Johannes would sue you for a debt you may not owe or they cannot validate. However, debt collection agencies are known to have summoned debtors to court and garnish wages after a default judgement. Contacting an attorney BEFORE this could possibly happen would be a smart move. We’ve helped thousands of consumers fight back against unscrupulous debt collection harassers. Find out if we can help you too today!
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Can you help me file a No Fee Lawsuit against Machol & Johannes?
Absolutely. If you have been unjustly harassed by this debt collection agency, contact for a free case evaluation
Machol & Johannes Calling You?
Federal laws protect you. The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) regulates the behavior of collection agencies by prohibiting actions such as the use of abusive or threatening language; harassment; or the use of false or misleading information to collect a debt. The FCRA regulates how collection agencies and creditors report delinquent debts to credit reporting agencies. Additional consumer protection laws include the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA).
Consumers have reported this agency harassing them from the following numbers:
Can I sue Machol & Johannes for harassment?
Yes. If you want to enforce your rights, or recover money for violations — you need to sue. Federal laws provide individuals like you with a means to seek monetary damages in court. For example, the FDCPA allows consumers who have been violated to recover damages of up to $1,000, plus attorney fees and court costs.
“You, in addition to your employees and office, went out of your way to be useful, keep us updated, and manage everything to decrease the strain on us. We’re extremely thankful for all the help you’ve given us and making this so easy on us. We’ll definitely be recommending you to any friends who are in a similar situation.
“I never thought I’d finally be free of the nonstop phone calls and letters in the mail, but I finally am free. You went to work straight away, and I saw results fairly quickly. I felt like you really cared about getting me the relief I longed for. I can not thank you enough.”
“Just a brief message to let you know I got my settlement and also to thank you for your help. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to anybody who’s on the receiving end of the sort of harassment that collection agencies participate in.”
Can You Help Me Delete Machol & Johannes from My Credit Report?
Odds are good that we can help. Contact us now and we’ll clarify.
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About the Author:
Sergei Lemberg is a lawyer whose practice focuses on consumer law, class actions and personal injury litigation. He has been repeatedly recognized as the “most active consumer attorney” in the country. In 2020, Mr. Lemberg represented Noah Duguid in the United States Supreme Court in the case entitled Duguid v. Facebook. He is the author of Defanging Debt Collectors, a book that teaches consumers how to battle debt collectors and win.