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Debt Collector Harassment

Americans are increasingly going into debt. Unfortunately, it only takes one illness, one job loss, or one unforeseen event to put most people behind on their debts. At that point, a debt collector may start to contact you about your overdue account. While this is legal, federal and state laws protect you from harassment. Read […]

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A personal injury attorney specializes in helping people injured because of someone else’s negligence. That someone can be another person, a business or corporation, or occasionally a governmental agency. A personal injury attorney represents the injured person in a civil trial. The negligent party can also be tried in a criminal trial. The defendant does […]

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Debt collectors often receive bonuses for every debt they get payment. It is very easy for them to go overboard in the pursuit of those bonuses. Because of that, both the federal and Florida governments limit how the debt collector can act toward you. Illegal Actions Taken by Debt Collectors Under both federal and Florida […]

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You may owe money, but you still have rights. If you are suffering Tampa area debt collection harassment, you can get relief from the harassment by calling a good debt collection harassment lawyer like Brian Hoag. What is Tampa Area Debt Collection Harassment? The federal government and the state of Florida both have laws against debt collection […]

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The use of social media in debt collection harassment is a grey area. Because the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) protecting consumers was enacted in 1978, it only specifically covers landlines and snail mail. The advent of social media in debt collection agencies is a new issue that may be updated in future revisions […]

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There are two laws to protect you from harassing debt collectors. These are the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices (FCCPA). What Are Harassing Debt Collectors? These laws prohibit the following actions: Threatening violence  Pretending to be a government official Speaking to your employer except under limited conditions Sending […]

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Two laws protect you from overly aggressive debt collection attempts. Consider calling a Tampa debt collection harassment lawyer if you are getting harassed by debt collection agencies. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act against Tampa Debt Collection Harassment The federal law, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), protects you from collection agencies. The FDCPA covers […]

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So you are being debt collection harassed and you’ve decided it need to be stopped. What are your steps? Debt Collection Harassment Attorney Contact a debt collection harassment attorney like Brian Hoag. Your initial consultation is free. Follow this link to fill out a free case evaluation Keep a log of all debt collection phone […]

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Did you know robocalling about your debt is illegal? If you are getting robocalls, you should contact a debt collection harassment Tampa lawyer. A debt collection harassment attorney will put a stop to these debt collection robocalls. What are Debt Collection Robocalls? Simply put, a robocall is either use of an automatic dialer or an […]

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