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!