Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Pub. L. 95-109; 91 Stat. 874, codified as 15 U.S.C. § 1692 –1692p, approved on September 20, 1977 (and as subsequently amended) is a consumer protection amendment, establishing legal protection from abusive debt collection practices, to the Consumer Credit Protection Act, as Title VIII of that Act. The statute's stated purposes are: to eliminate abusive practices in the collection of consumer debts, to promote fair debt collection, and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order to ensure the information's accuracy.
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  • Sued By Winthrop Capital, LLC In New York or New Jersey?

    …. routinely represents consumers in debt collection lawsuits brought by debt buyers Winthrop Capital, LLC in New York and New Jersey. As with all of our debt defense cases, The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C. analyzes debt collection cases brought by debt buyers like Winthrop Capital, LLC to determine if any violations of the FDCPA have occurred…

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  • Midland vs. Johnson

    … An opinion was issued by the Supreme Court of the United States last week in a case that bankruptcy lawyers, trustees and judges had been anxiously following. The question was whether the act of a creditor filing a ‘stale’ proof of claim in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). A ‘stale’ claim means…

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  • Sued By NCO Portfolio Management Inc. in New York or New Jersey?

    … of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C. routinely represents consumers in debt collection lawsuits brought by debt buyers U.S. Equities Corp. in New York and New Jersey. As with all of our debt defense cases, The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C. analyzes debt collection cases brought by debt buyers like Cypress Financial Recoveries to determine if any violations…

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