Put An Immediate End To Creditor Harassment
Few people will dispute that the worst part about being heavily in debt is the nonstop calls from creditors and collection agencies threatening you with repossession, garnishment or worse if you do not pay up. You may be surprised to know that the law is on your side, and we here at Blanton Law, P.A., can help.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Florida law lay out strict rules that creditors must follow when trying to get you to repay your debt. They may not:
- Call you between 9 p.m. and 9 a.m.
- Threaten you with things they cannot legally do, like arrest you
- Call your family members
- Call your cellphone if you have already asked them to stop
- Pretend to be a government employee or law enforcement officer
- Contact you after you inform them you have retained an attorney
- Call you at your job
Most of the time, a letter from our office will put a stop to the calls. If the calls do not stop, however, you can sue the creditor or collection agencies in federal or Florida court. You may be entitled to statutory damages, and depending on the severity, you could recover punitive damages. We can also pursue sanctions against them in bankruptcy court.
Debt Negotiation Lawyer Serving Bradenton Residents Being Harassed By Creditors
As a debt relief law firm, we can help you put a stop to these calls by figuring out the best way to discharge your debts. If you file for bankruptcy, creditors must immediately stop calling you. We can also negotiate a debt settlement plan or loan modification with your creditors.
Do Not Tolerate Creditor Harassment. Get Experienced Legal Representation.
Contact Blanton Law, P.A., today if creditors are harassing and threatening you. Having an attorney on your side who knows the law can be your best defense. Call 941-584-4263 or 888-610-0968 to speak with a lawyer in Venice or Bradenton, Florida.
We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.