Stopping Creditor Harassment
If you are deep in financial trouble, you may receive calls from debt collectors trying to collect the money you owe to creditors or lenders. In some cases, collection agencies may use illegal tactics such as harassment to try to intimidate debtors. Such tactics are often unlawful and unethical and you should not have to put up with them.
If you or someone you know is facing harassment from a debt collection agency, you may need the help of a qualified Florida creditor harassment attorney. At the offices of Ryan J. Really, Attorney at Law, PLLC, we are committed upholding the rights of our clients and fighting back against creditor harassment. To discuss your situation, contact our offices today at (239) 237-0675.
What is Creditor Harassment?
The Federal Trade Commission prohibits debt collectors from engaging in deceptive or intimidating tactics with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Section 806 of this Act makes it illegal for collectors to engage in any activity that could “harass, oppress, or abuse any person in connection with the collection of a debt.” This type of activity could include:
- Excessive calls or calls outside of reasonable hours
- Real or implied threats
- Vulgar or abusive language
- Using aliases or refusing to reveal the company’s identity
Debt collectors who engage in these or other types of abusive behaviors are committing a crime. You do not have to stand for this type of harassment and you have the right to fight back. Protect your rights and get your life back on track with the help of a knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney.
Ryan J. Really, Attorney at Law, PLLC, is dedicated to helping his clients fight back against abusive debt collection practices. If you are being harassed by an aggressive collection agency, the Florida bankruptcy lawyers may be able to help you take action. Contact our offices at (239) 237-0675 to schedule your free consultation.