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Compliant Debt Collection

Far too many uninformed consumers give in to the overbearing intimidation and scare tactics of unscrupulous debt collectors, ... to them from debt collectors. The FDCPA is a strict liability law, which means that a consumer bringing ... Act.The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission under its powers [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 19:28:29

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Homeowners bank on new ways to fight foreclosures

News & TrendsEarly this year, homeowners in Cleveland filed a class action against financial titan Deutsche Bank, ... activity” that flies in the face of state law and the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act [more...]

Date: 2008-12-12 07:19:00

Restrictions on Wage Garnishment for Debt Collection

Many debtors that have defaulted on their credit card debt or other unsecured loans are concerned about their wages being garnished. Often collection agencies will threaten to turn your debt over to their ‘legal department’ ... for you… at no charge. The U.S. Department of Labor has developed The Federal Wage Garnishment Law [more...]

Date: 2008-11-30 16:13:23

Clearer Tax Laws, Help for Struggling Taxpayers Urged

The seemingly endless reams of complex federal tax laws and regulations need to be simplified, ... Code New York Times: Gentler Tax Laws Urged on Debt Default CNNMoney: A Kinder, Gentler IRS? Wall ... on financially struggling taxpayers: "1) Make greater use of collection alternatives when economic [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 17:03:22

Is It Time For A New Mortgage Calculator

If You Get A Call From Your Mortgage Company Realtor Federal and State laws are on the side of those who are in the unfortunate predicament of ... and respectability–as long as a collection agency is the one at hand, not the original creditor. Most people ... or personally involved in it. And very few realize that debt collectors are comprised of debt [more...]

Date: 2008-11-29 02:38:23

Consumer Debt Collection Lawsuits: Are They Federal Or State Matters?

When you’ve been sued or harassed by a debt collection agency or a debt buyer, a company that purchases debt and generally uses illegal, ... federal or state court. *Federal vs. state* While the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA ... have adopted their own laws. We asked Steve Recordon, an attorney from San Diego, California whose firm [more...]

Date: 2008-06-26 13:40:47

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