Harassment Lawyers – What Counts as Debt Collection Harassment?

Federal and state laws that make debt collection harassment illegal are all well and good, but unless you know what counts as “harassment,” it’s hard to know what to look out for. Both the FDCPA (federal law) and the FCEUA (Pennsylvania law) make it illegal for collectors to engage in “any conduct, the natural consequence

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Harassed by Collectors? Take Heart – You Have Rights.

Have you fallen on hard times?  Are you having trouble paying the bills?  Are collectors calling several times a day, and making your life miserable? If this sounds like your situation, take heart.  A federal law called the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the “FDCPA”) provides powerful protections to people in just your situation.  In

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Defending a Foreclosure Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

If you’ve been sued in a foreclosure lawsuit, you’re probably under a lot of stress and are struggling with what to do.  You may be getting a lot of letters from bankruptcy attorneys in the mail, and are wondering whether or not bankruptcy is your only option. For some people bankruptcy is the best option

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Checked Your Credit Report Lately?

Have you checked your credit report lately?  By some estimates, as many as 40 million Americans have errors on their credit reports.  If serious, an error can cause someone to be unable to buy a car, qualify for student loans, or otherwise obtain credit.  To check on your credit report, go to http://www.annualcreditreport.com.  Once a

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So…What is Consumer Credit Law, Exactly?

Whenever I tell someone I’m a consumer lawyer, I know to expect the puzzled look.  The furrowed brow, the inquiring stare.  “Consumer lawyer, huh?”  “So what do you do, exactly?” Given how broad consumer credit law is, there’s a lot of long answers I could give, and have given, at different times.  In a nutshell

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Debt Collectors – Debt Collection Laws and How They Work

Have you ever wondered how debt collectors can be so callous and uncaring?  Have you ever tried to talk to a collector like a normal person, only to be insulted or put down?  In the article found at the link below, a reporter went undercover at a collection company to find out how they operate.

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Fallen Behind on Your Credit Card?

Having a credit card can be something of a mixed bag. When things are going well, having a credit card can open up new opportunities in life. Because with a credit card, you can build your credit rating making it easier, and cheaper to make big purchases. However, it’s quite another story when things aren’t

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