Hartford County Debt Relief Attorney Explains if the Police Need to Be Notified of a Repossession

Hartford County Debt Relief Attorney Explains if the Police Need to Be Notified of a Repossession Clients often call me as a Hartford County Debt Relief Attorney, and ask if the police must be notified if a car repossession takes place. The repossession company must notify the police department ahead of time that they are repossessing your car. If…

CT Debt Attorney Discusses Punishments for Law Breaking Debt Collectors

CT Debt Attorney Discusses Punishments for Law Breaking Debt Collectors As an experienced CT Debt Attorney, I’m often asked,”what are my right as a consumer to sue a debt collector that is violating my rights?”  Under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act, consumers have the right to sue a debt collector and recover damages for violations…

Middlesex County Credit Card Debt Lawyer Discusses If an Out of State Debt Collector Can Contact You

Middlesex County Credit Card Debt Lawyer Discusses If an Out of State Debt Collector Can Contact You I am often asked as a Middlesex County Credit Card Debt Lawyer if an out of state debt collector can contact you.  Under Connecticut law, in addition to the Federal Debt Collections Act, there are a number of…

Windham County Consumer Debt Attorney Discusses Receiving Multiple Harassing Debt Collection Calls Daily

Windham County Consumer Debt Attorney Discusses Receiving Multiple Harassing Debt Collection Calls Daily I am often asked as a Windham County Consumer Debt Attorney about what to do if you are receiving multiple harassing debt collection calls daily.  Under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, it is unlawful for a debt collector to make several…

New Haven Consumer Debt Lawyer Discusses If a Lender Can Collect More Money After Repossession

New Haven Consumer Debt Lawyer Discusses If a Lender Can Collect More Money After Repossession Clients often come to me as a New Haven Consumer Debt Lawyer, under certain circumstances where their car was repossessed many years ago and now all of a sudden they receive a collections letter or a suit is brought against…

Hartford County Debt Relief Lawyer Discusses Illegal Debt Collection Activities

Hartford County Debt Relief Lawyer Discusses Illegal Debt Collection Activities

Hartford County Debt Relief Lawyer Discusses Illegal Debt Collection Activities As a Hartford County Debt Relief Lawyer I am often asked about illegal debt collection activities.  There are a number of debt collection practices that are illegal and unlawful. Generally, any practice that is false and deceptive is unlawful under U.S. law. There are also…

Can I File a Complaint Against a Debt Collector?

Can I File a Complaint Against a Debt Collector? In Connecticut, there are a number of federal and state agencies that have a mission of helping to protect consumers. These include the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Department of Banking in the state of Connecticut. It is appropriate to contact…

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Are Debt Collectors Allowed to Call My Cell Phone?

Are Debt Collectors Allowed to Call My Cell Phone? Another question I often get as a Hartford County, Connecticut Attorney from clients is, I’m getting calls on my cell phone from parties I don’t know including debt collectors. This activity can be unlawful. Calls to your cell phone that aren’t previously authorized are illegal under…

Do Debt Collectors Have to Notify Me of My Rights?

Do Debt Collectors Have to Notify Me of My Rights? Under federal law debt collectors are required to notify you of specific rights that you are entitled to. These include that they inform you that this is an attempt to collect a debt. They’re also required to state that any information to obtain in connection…