Must a Debt Dispute Under the FDCPA be in Writing?

By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You’ve been contacted by a debt collection agency trying to collect a debt but you are certain you’ve already paid it. You tell the debt collector that you are officially disputing the debt? The question you are now asking yourself – is this oral dispute sufficient or must the dispute be in writing? The Rule: Federal debt collection laws c ...Read the full article