INFORMATION ON SUING DEBT COLLECTORS
Did a Debt Collector Violate Your
Rights? You Can Sue-
Debt collectors are
bound by the rules of the federal Fair Debt
Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) of 1977.
There are certain terms and conditions they
must follow, or they can be held liable to
pay damages to the debtor.
Did a creditor or debt
collection agency engage in any of the
following practices while trying to collect
payment for a bill, threaten to harm you, a
family member, your reputation or property
if you do not pay?
use profane language?
one of your neighbors, relatives or
employer about the debt?
repeatedly at unreasonable hours?
false statement about the debt or the
identify himself/herself as an attorney?
that you have committed a crime by not
paying on time?
to garnish benefits such as Social
Security, pension child support or
to collect any amount greater than the
amount you owe?
envelope or post card that reveals to
the world that you owe money?
File a Lawsuit to Recover the Money
You Are Entitled To
This is just a partial
list of some of the ways a collection agency
can violate your rights. You can fight back.
The courts have recognized that debtors have
a legitimate legal claim for damages from
creditors who contract with independent bill
collectors, as well as the collection
agencies, themselves. The Golden
Law Group is ready to help you file a
lawsuit to claim the money damages you are
Want more information
on suing debt collectors? Contact one
of the firm's three convenient locations in Bradenton,
Brandon or Tampa to
schedule a free initial consultation. Their lawyers represent
clients in communities throughout Manatee
County, Hillsborough County and Sarasota County,