You have the legal right to settle with debt collectors and stop harassment from creditors!
No matter how honestly you came by your debt, creditors out there may still try to intimidate and harass you to get their money back. Remain vigilant as they may be violating your rights. If creditors, for example, negotiate your debt with your boss, they are breaking the law. Let Detroit Bankruptcy Law give you a free consultation so we can see if any of your rights have been violated by creditors. We are the best Hazel Park creditor harassment defense law firm.
We have spent decades defending against creditor harassment, so we’ve seen just about every trick they can come up with, and we’ve held them accountable for their actions. Creditors must follow the Federal Debt Collection Fair Practices Act (FDCPA) which declares manipulation, abuse, and deception illegal in the process of debt collection. With your rights on your side, we’ll leverage them to end creditor harassment.
What is creditor harassment?
With the FDCPA in place, there are tons of unethical practices that creditors use which are now illegal and classified as creditor harassment Hazel Park. Here are some of the debt collection practices that are illegal:
- Threatening you with negative consequences, such as incarceration, wage garnishment, or asset seizure without the legal right to do so.
- Advising you that your refusal to pay your debt is a criminal offense.
- When discussing with creditors, threatening to commit a crime or use physical assault.
- Constantly calling you in order to irritate you.
- When dealing with creditors, threatening to commit a crime or use physical assault.
- Failing to disclose their identity as someone who represents the debt collector or creditor.
The moment you file for bankruptcy Hazel Park, creditors are notified right away that they must pause debt collection attempts. They can’t even communicate with you directly in any way, through phone, email, in person, or mail. All communications must go through your Detroit Bankruptcy Law attorneys. If they ignore this notice and continue to harass you, then we can use their actions against them in court as a defense, and we could even get them to pay you for damages.
Can bankruptcy fix this issue?
Bankruptcy will definitely stop creditor harassment. The automatic stay discussed earlier is effective for the whole bankruptcy period. This means that creditors cannot contact you until your debt is settled, and then they won’t have any reason to.
We take strict measures to hire only the best bankruptcy attorneys available in Hazel Park, Detroit, and the surrounding Metro area. We have decades of experience as well as a long list of board certifications that allow us to ensure the best possible legal defense against creditor harassment. If you want to learn more about settling credit card debt and holding creditors responsible for their harassment, call Detroit Bankruptcy Law and we’ll give you a free consultation on how to get started.