Can collection agencies bother someone forever?

Answer How long a collection agency can bother someone depends on what kind of debt is being collected and in which state the debt first occurred. Both the type of debt contract (oral, written, promissory... Read More »

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Why do collection agencies sue?

When you owe a creditor a debt and fail to pay, the creditor might hire a debt-collection agency to exhaust all possible means to collect the debt. This can include legal action.StrategyTypically, ... Read More »

Laws Regarding Collection Agencies?

The laws regarding collection agencies vary from state to state, and state laws can even vary from the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and your state ... Read More »

Who regulates collection agencies?

Debt collection agencies are regulated by the Federal Trade Commission, or FTC. The FTC enforces the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act that protects consumers. Complaints against collection agenci... Read More »

Can collection agencies take the tax refund?

Most likely, a collection agency cannot take your tax refund. In fact, your tax refund cannot be garnished unless the creditor in question is the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. Department... Read More »