People who have been in bankruptcy are ripe for being harassed by creditors. Creditors are not permitted to harass a consumer once they have filed for bankruptcy, yet this does not stop unscrupulous collection agencies and creditors from continuing to attempt to collect a discharged debt. As the creditor was listed or included in the bankruptcy filing, the debt should have been dismissed and cannot legally be collected upon any longer.
If you find you are receiving calls or threatening letters from a collection agency for a discharged debt, contact a Philadelphia debt collector harassment lawyer right away. My name is Attorney Michael Forbes and I have over 25 years of experience helping clients who are treated unfairly by creditors. I will aggressively protect your rights and demand they stop the harassment immediately.
Philadelphia Debt Collection Defense Attorney
The purpose of bankruptcy is to protect those who are overwhelmed by debt and can no longer meet their obligations. There are very strict regulations in bankruptcy laws that prohibit creditors from pursuing debt that was included in a bankruptcy filing. Nevertheless, many times debt is sold to a third party who either doesn't bother to check on the matter or doesn't care if your debt has been eliminated. They will continue to harass you if they think they may be able to use scare tactics in collecting even a portion of the debt. Know your rights; I can help you determine what steps to take have this injustice stopped.
My office will investigate the agency violating your rights and will file a lawsuit or complaint against them. I can help stop the calls and possibly even collect compensation for their violations. Call me today to find out how I can help with your creditor abuse situation.
Contact a Philadelphia debt collection defense attorney today if you have been subjected to debt collector abuse in Pennsylvania.
My goal is to reach as many people as possible to let them know that they do have the option to combat collection agency bullies.
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Mr. Forbes has always been driven by the desire to help others. With that in mind he began his law career representing indigent families in the Philadelphia family law system for seven years.
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