Attorneys for Abusive Debt Collection in Philadelphia
Holding Creditors & Collectors Accountable
Trying to pay off debt is stressful enough. Enduring abusive debt collection tactics by creditors and debt collectors only adds more stress to an already difficult time. If you are being harassed by debt collectors, you need to know there are laws protecting you from such reprehensible behavior under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
Collections harassment, such as abusive or harassing phone calls, messages or threats of wage garnishments, is against the law. You deserve to be treated fairly and with respect. Otherwise, you may have a claim against the creditor or collection agency under the FDCPA. In some cases, consumers making an FDCPA claim are entitled to financial compensation.
Weisberg Law’s attorneys for abusive debt collection in Philadelphia can help if you’re being unlawfully harassed or threatened by creditors or debt collectors. We are a consumer rights law firm focused exclusively on representing consumer victims. Unlike other firms, we represent only consumers. We are true advocates who aggressively protect the rights of consumers from abusive debt collection practices.
Protecting Consumers From Abusive Debt Collection
If you are a victim of threats, harassing phone calls, letters and other intimidation tactics by creditors, there are steps you can take right now to help with your abusive debt collection claim.
These steps include:
- Keeping a record of all letters, notices, and communications with the debt collector
- Saving all emails and voice mails from the debt collector
- Sending a letter disputing the debt collector's first notice within 30 days
- For more information, see the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Our skilled consumer rights attorney can help you with all of this and act aggressively on your behalf.
Even if you have credit card debt, it does not mean creditors and credit agencies can take advantage of you with hidden fees, annual percentage rates and late charges as well as double-charging or charging for unauthorized items. Under the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA), you have rights that we can also protect.
Reach out to an attorney for abusive debt collection in Philadelphia at Weisberg Law for help. Contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.
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