Debt collectors can be a nightmare. Every person who runs into a rough patch financially and falls behind on their bills are familiar with debt collectors. The calls, the letters, it can be overwhelming, sometimes debt collection companies take it  way too far. Tales of debt collector abuse seem hard to believe. A  Texas-based debt collection was shut down by the FTC for engaging in abusive scare tactics including telling people in debt they will go to jail for not paying their bill and the government would take their children away. The company even told debtors they were affiliated with a law firm and the police, neither of which was true. The company is even being accused of calling a person’s co-workers about the debt, and went on to tell the co-workers that the debtor was going to jail. In Pennsylvania, a debt collection company was charged with decorating an office to look like an actual courtroom and holding phony court proceedings with a person pretending to be a judge. In another outrageous instance of abuse, a collection agency was fined $700,000 for telling people in debt they would dig up their dead children and hang them from a tree if they did not pay their debt. In another case, a debt collector was actually telling people if they did not pay their bill, their dog would be killed. If you are a victim of debt collector abuse, you have legal remedies, debt collectors are bound by the FDCPA and in Florida the FCCPA. If you feel a debt collector has violated the law, contact a knowledgeable attorney to fight for you, if the law has been broken, you could be entitled to damages to be paid by the debt collection company. The good news is you do not need to a victim of debt collectors who decide to ignore the law and abuse people who are already struggling with the burden of debt.

The Butler Law Firm PA serves all individuals living in South Florida and residing in Broward County, Palm Beach County, and Miami-Dade County; moreover we have worked for, counseled, or filed bankruptcy for individuals living in the cities of: Aventura, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Coconut Creek, Coral Gables, Coral Springs, Cutler Bay, Dania Beach, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Doral, Fort Lauderdale, Ft Lauderdale, Greenacres, Hallandale, Hialeah, Hollywood, Jupiter, Lantana, Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes, Miramar, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Springs, Palmetto Bay, Pembroke Pines, Pinecrest, Plantation, Riviera Beach, Royal Palm Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, Sunrise, and West Palm Beach.

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