You have the legal right to settle with debt collectors and stop harassment from creditors!
Some creditors will harass and intimidate you, use coercive methods, and negotiate your debt with your boss in order to get you to pay. This behavior is not legal, so if it’s happened to you, then contact us for a free consultation. We are one of the top Mt. Clemens creditor harassment law firms.
We have handled cases like this for many years, so we are well-versed in stopping creditor harassment while holding them accountable for their actions. The Federal Debt Collection Fair Practices Act (FDCPA) makes it illegal for creditors to abuse, manipulate, or deceive their debtors. You have rights for stopping creditor harassment, and we know how to use them. Also, we can use our knowledge of bankruptcy to help you end creditors’ collection attempts for the full period of your bankruptcy.
What is creditor harassment?
The FDCPA protects you from many behaviors which qualify as creditor harassment Mt. Clemens. These are a few of the actions you’re protected against:
- 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.
When you file for bankruptcy in Mt. Clemens, a notice is sent to your debt collectors and creditors right away. When they have been notified, they can no longer contact you directly. All of their contact after you’ve filed for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, harassing or otherwise, has to be sent to your lawyer at Detroit Bankruptcy Law. You could even use their harassment as a defense in a lawsuit against you, or you could countersue so that they have to pay you damages.
Can bankruptcy fix this issue?
Bankruptcy can help get creditors off of your back. Bankruptcy starts an automatic stay that means for as long as your debt is being addressed, creditors cannot make any collection attempts. This will stop any mail, phone calls, or any other kind of collection efforts.
We staff some of the best bankruptcy lawyers in Mt. Clemens, Detroit, and the metro area. We have board certifications in dealing with creditor harassment, as well as years of experience. We can help you take care of legal problems and financial issues, including your credit card debt. Call us today to learn more about how we can help get your financial control back!