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No unread posts Social Security and VA [Veterans Administration] Benefits: Can They Be Garnished?

This folder examines whether a debt collector [or any creditor] can lawfully threaten to or take any action to try to garnish your social security benefits, VA benefits, or disability benefits received through Social Security or the VA. If they cannot, is it an FDCPA violation to threaten to do so?

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Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:57 pm

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No unread posts Bad Faith Actions: Can Collector Sue You For Fees/Costs?

If you bring a bad faith action against a party under the FDCPA, there is a provision to allow them to sue you for fees/costs.

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Sun May 20, 2007 10:59 pm

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No unread posts Attorneys: Are They Debt Collectors?

This folder examine when and how an attorney takes on the role of a debt collector and will be deemed a "debt collector" under the FDCPA and be subjected to its provisions.

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Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:33 pm

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No unread posts Collectors Suing Consumers in the Wrong Venue

This folder examines instances where debt collectors [and their attorneys, whether the attorney fits the definition of "debt collector"] file suit against a debtor/consumer in the wrong venue.

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Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:51 pm

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No unread posts Least Sophisticated Consumer: What Is It and When Does It Apply?

This folder examines the definition and application of the Least Sophisticated Consumer Standard.

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Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:19 am

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No unread posts Strict Liability Under the FDCPA

This folder examines the concept of strict liability and whether any defenses may be asserted to strict liability. When does strict liability apply?

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Fri Jul 13, 2007 4:02 am

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No unread posts Time-Barred Debts: Can These Be Collected On?

This folder examines collection of time-barred debts, the concept of moral obligations, as opposed to judicially enforceable debts, and whether the FDCPA is implicated.

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Sat Feb 09, 2008 7:16 am

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No unread posts Threats to Take Action Which Cannot Be Legally Done

This folder examines the FDCPA violation occurring when a debt collector threatens to do or take some action adverse to the consumer which the collector is not legally entitled to do.

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Sat May 26, 2007 2:42 am

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No unread posts Harassing, Oppressing or Abusing the Debtor: 15 USC 1692d

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Sat May 26, 2007 12:42 am

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No unread posts Unauthorized Practice of Law: Debt Collectors Pretending to be Lawyers or Implying That They Act Like Lawyers

This folder examines the all-too-frequent problem where collectors pretend to be lawyers or imply that they can do things that only a lawyer can do. The folder also examines instances where the collector threatens to do things which it cannot lawfully do.

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Thu May 15, 2008 1:12 am

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No unread posts Junk Debt Buyers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

This folder examines the junk debt buyers of America. It examines who they are and what they do.

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Fri Jul 13, 2007 4:03 am

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No unread posts Violations of the Automatic Stay and Discharge Order[s] By Debt Collection Acts or Omissions

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Mon Dec 10, 2007 4:33 am

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No unread posts Bad Checks: Collection of Dishonored Checks

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Sat Mar 10, 2007 4:13 pm

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No unread posts Demand For Immediate Payment: Is It an FDCPA Violation?

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Sun Oct 01, 2006 4:15 am

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No unread posts Debtor Confusion by Vague or Deceptive Communication

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Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:13 pm

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No unread posts Calling Debtors at Work? Calling Friends and Family? Is That Permissible?

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Wed May 07, 2008 3:37 am

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No unread posts Mini-Miranda Warning/Notice Mandated By the FDCPA

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Wed Jul 25, 2007 11:02 pm

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No unread posts Unjust Enrichment: Louisiana

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Sun Jul 30, 2006 9:54 pm

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No unread posts Arrest You? Can a Debt Collector Threaten You With Arrest, Prosecution, etc.?

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Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:04 am

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No unread posts Quotes: On Debt Collection and Its Abuses

This folder is for quotes by famous or infamous people about debt collection and collection abuses. You may lift and use the quotes but we strongly advise that you check the source as we are in no position to verify the accuracy of the quotes shared by visitors to this site. [[Lawyer Disclaimer as usual]].

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Mon Mar 19, 2007 6:09 pm

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No unread posts NARCA: What Is It and What Do They Have to Say?

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Wed Jul 26, 2006 1:59 am

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No unread posts Continuing Legal Education Outlines

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Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:51 pm

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No unread posts False Representation That Communication is From an Attorney

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Sat Sep 30, 2006 9:40 pm

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No unread posts Other False or Misleading Misrepresentations

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Sat May 26, 2007 2:42 am

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No unread posts Unfair Practices By Collectors

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Sat Dec 30, 2006 8:49 am

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No unread posts Collector's Communications With the Debtor and Others

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Sat Dec 30, 2006 8:10 am

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No unread posts Location Information: When and How Can the Collector Contact Debtor or Others to Acquire or Confirm Location Information?

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Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:02 am

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No unread posts Deceptive Forms and Letters: Collector's Use Violates FDCPA

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Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:03 am

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No unread posts Class Actions Under the FDCPA

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Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:04 am

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No unread posts Statute of Limitations [Also Called Prescription Period]: How Long Do Creditors/Collectors Have to Sue You on an Alleged Debt?

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Tue Nov 20, 2007 6:10 am

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No unread posts Excessive Phone Calls, Use of Autodialers and Scripted Messages

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Sat May 26, 2007 12:40 am

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No unread posts Pleading Ground Rules: What is Required in Federal Court?

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Wed Apr 11, 2007 2:09 am

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No unread posts Threats to Turn In a 1099-C to the IRS

Some debt collectors are threatening consumers with turning in a 1099-C to the IRS ostensibly under 26 USC 6050P and claiming that discharged debt is "income" to the consumer. Is that legal?

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Sun Jan 20, 2008 4:36 am

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No unread posts Re-Aging: Debt Collector's Efforts to Revive Obsolete Reportings

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Sat Jun 02, 2007 7:46 pm

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No unread posts Can Debt Collectors Curse You or Engage in Name-Calling?

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Sun Jan 14, 2007 7:48 am

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No unread posts FTC Holder Rule: Assignee/Holder of Consumer Credit Contract is Subject to All Claims and Defenses Consumer Has Against Original Seller/Retailer: 16 C

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Thu Dec 07, 2006 2:51 pm

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No unread posts Credit Reporting of Unliquidated Claims, Speculative Claims and Unenforceable Claims

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Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:10 am

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No unread posts Debt Collector Misrepresenting Affiliation: 15 U.S.C. 1692e[9]

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Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:04 am

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No unread posts Arbitration, Forum Selection, Choice of Law, Choice of Venue and Other Adhesionary Clauses

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Sat Oct 04, 2008 12:15 am

Steve_Conley View the latest post

No unread posts Additional Collection Fees, Interest, Surcharges and Other Assessments

Can you have these padded onto your debt?

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Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:34 am

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No unread posts Potential Exposure For Sanctions Due to Filing Bad Faith FDCPA Cases: 15 U.S.C. 1692k[a][3], 28 U.S.C. 1927, and Fed.R.Civ.Proc. 11

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Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:50 am

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No unread posts Collection of Parking Tickets, Traffic Citation Charges, Court Costs and Other Governmentally-Imposed Debts

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Thu Aug 18, 2011 7:48 pm

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