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Abusive and harassing collection calls are illegal, and you may be entitled to compensation.

Stop Harassing Collection Calls

bulletReceive compensation!  If you are a victim of abusive or harassing collection calls, you are entitled to $1,000 plus any damages you have suffered.  You are also entitled to have your attorney's fees paid!  We take all debt collection harassment calls on contingency - you pay nothing out of pocket.
bulletStop the calls!  We sue harassing and abusive debt collections.  Once the lawsuit is filed and served, the collections calls usually stop.
bulletTurn the tables on abusive debt collectors! 

Unlawful debt collection practices

Under the law, you have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.  Some common abusive debt collection practices include:

bulletThreatening you with a lawsuit.
bulletThreatening you with being arrested.
bulletThreatening you with a wage garnishment for an unpaid bill.
bulletCalling your job once you've told them not to call you there.
bulletLeaving abusive phone messages.
bulletCalling your family, friends or employers to collect the debt.
bulletLying to you.

If you feel you have been treated improperly by a debt collector, call us today.  No charge for the consultation, and no up-front out of pocket costs to you.

Protect yourself and protect your rights

If you are receiving harassing collection calls, protect yourself.  Gather and write down as much information as you can, including:

bulletDate and time of call
bulletThe name of the Collection Agent
bulletThe name of the Collection Agency
bulletWhy they say you owe the debt
bulletWhen they say the debt is from (some debts are too old to be collected - do not "reset the clock" on these old debts by paying the collector)
bulletThe telephone number of the Collection Agency, and the extension of the Collection Agent
bulletAnything else the Collection Agent said
 

 

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