Are collection agencies allowed to charge fees in addition to the bill?

Answer The answer depends upon the contract for your initial debt, according to the Federal Trade Commission. If your credit card or loan contract notes that any collection agency pursuing a delinquent de... Read More »

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Can collection agencies go after membership fees?

Certain collection agencies work for membership-based companies such as gyms, spas or tanning locations to retrieve overdue membership fees. The companies work as third-party collectors, and may ma... Read More »

Can collection agencies go after club membership fees?

A collection agency can pursue a consumer for membership fees if the said agency has been hired by the company, such as a gym or spa, that is due the fees. If the fees are delinquent, the collectio... Read More »

Can your condominium corporation charge you addition fees for you erecting a fence?

Read your governing documents regarding petitioning the board to modify common areas (if that's where you plan to install your fence). Modifications may or may not be allowed. There may be fees ass... Read More »

I have a medical bill for 168.00 that was sent to a collection agency after I made a payment. They are going to keep in the collection agency until my bill is paid off. This can not be right.?

If the bill was late enough to be sent to a collection agency, the collection of that bill has been turned over to that collection agency as well.