Can you refuse to deal with a collection agency?

Answer On One Hand: You Can Refuse.Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, consumers can refuse to deal with a collection agent if she calls you before 8 a.m. or after 9 p.m. You can also refuse to ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Can you refuse to deal with a collection agency

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.

How To Settle With a Collection Agency?

Collection agencies purchase debts from other creditors, such as hospitals, libraries and credit card companies, that cannot successfully collect. The company then pursues debtors for the unpaid ba... Read More »

How to Make a Settlement With a Collection Agency?

A debt collection agency is a third party company hired to collect debt owed to a creditor such as a credit card issuer. Typically, the creditor has given up collecting the debt, but still wants th... Read More »

How to Negotiate Your Credit Rating With a Collection Agency?

Although a collection agency doesn't directly control your credit rating, the agency does control what it puts on your credit report. Becoming an informed consumer is the most important step you ca... Read More »