When Debt Collectors Call, 10 Points to Remember — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Deborah DeMack. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. A solo practitioner now in private practice in Santa Fe, NM, Ms. DeMack practices consumer law, debt collection defense, and consumer bankruptcy. She can be reached at 505.471.3302.

Deborah has written a 10-part series for the New Mexico Bankruptcy Blog on the “Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.”  The series will publish on Tuesdays and Wednesdays of the week. Topics will include:

  • Debt Collection Abuse and the FDCPA
  • To Whom Does the FDCPA Apply? What Debts are Covered?
  • How May a Debt Collector Contact You?
  • What Acts or Practices are Prohibited by the FDCPA?
  • How Do You Stop a Debt Collector from Contacting You?
  • The 30 Day Validation (Verification) Notice
  • Statutes of Limitations
  • Other Types of Illegal Debt Collection Acts
  • What are Your Rights and Remedies under the FDCPA?
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Other Things You Should Know

The series will start tomorrow.

Welcome, Deborah! We look forward to your series!

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