How to Sue a Collection Agency for Illegal Collection Practices?

Answer Debt collection agencies operate by purchasing debts from credit card companies and other creditors, collecting the owed amount in place of the original debt owner. Some collection agencies attempt... Read More »

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Customary Business Practices for Turning a Debt Over to a Collection Agency?

Major creditors, such as hospitals, banks and credit card companies, juggle a multitude of responsibilities. Because most creditors are for-profit companies, its imperative that they manage consume... Read More »

Is it illegal to keep calling back a collection agency?

Under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, bill collectors can only call consumers between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. local time. They can also call you at work unless your employer disappr... 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.

Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act?

The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act sets out the rules and regulations governing the collection of consumer debt by consumer collection agencies. The act protects the rights of consumers ... Read More »