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Westland, you have rights for settling with debt collectors and if creditors are harassing you!

Be careful of the creditors who are willing to use coercion and embarrassment to pressure you into paying them back. If they are trying these methods to get money from you, get in touch with Detroit Bankruptcy Law so we can make them stop. This is creditor harassment Westland, it’s illegal and we can hold them accountable using your rights as a consumer.

Stopping creditor harassment is one of our specialties, and we have decades of experience in this field. We know your consumer rights inside and out, they protect you against creditor harassment. You have these rights due to the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) which states that it’s illegal for creditors to use abuse, manipulation, or misleading information to get debtors to pay.

With these rights, you have a strong defense to stop creditor harassment Westland. Any creditor who is violating these rights is well aware of them, they are counting on you not being aware of them. If you file for bankruptcy, you can make any contact from a creditor illegal, even collection attempts. This means that while bankruptcy is active, they have to speak only to your bankruptcy lawyer Westland at Detroit Bankruptcy Law.

What is creditor harassment Westland?

Here are the actions that are counted as creditor harassment Westland due to the FDCPA:

  • Constantly calling in order to bother you.
  • Threatening to have you jailed, garnish your income, or take your assets without the legal authority to do so.
  • Creditors threatening to commit a crime or act of violence against you if you don’t pay.
  • Telling you that not repaying your debt is justifiable in court - this is not true.
  • Refusing to disclose their identity as someone who represents the debt collector or creditor or pretending to be someone else.

The moment you file for bankruptcy Westland your creditors will receive a notice. This tells them that the automatic stay has been activated, and that means they can’t contact you directly anymore. They aren’t allowed to send you any emails, call you, see you in person, or anything else. They can only contact your Detroit Bankruptcy Law bankruptcy lawyer. A creditor may try to sue you for not paying back your debt, but if they have been harassing you then we can use that as a grounds for countersuing them, meaning they could have to pay you for damages.

How can bankruptcy help you?

Bankruptcy puts an end to creditor harassment due to the automatic stay. If they ignore this automatic stay and continue to contact you, your case for creditor harassment gets even stronger.

We have the best lawyers in Westland and the Metro Detroit area at Detroit Bankruptcy Law. You can benefit from our extensive experience in every area of bankruptcy and our knowledge of how to stop creditor harassment. We will help you get rid of debt without selling assets, and we will make creditors stop their harassment.

Although it can feel helpless having extreme debt, we can help you get out of it. Call Detroit Bankruptcy Law today so that we can explain how to stop creditor harassment and get rid of your debt for good!