Texas Lawyers Stop Abusive Collectors
If you are getting non-stop abusive and harassing phone calls from debt collectors, this can make you feel trapped. Often, collectors will treat you with disrespect when you tell them that you cannot afford to pay, although you would like nothing more than to be able to pay the debts you owe. Instead of trying to work with you to create a payment plan you can afford, sometimes these collectors turn aggressive, speaking to you abusively, rudely and offensively. These abusive calls can make you feel like you have hit a brick wall and that you have no way out. We stop abusive collectors.
Too often, creditors and debt collectors resort to intimidating and abusive tactics, including constant telephone calls where they contact not only the consumer, but also the consumer’s family, friends, neighbors, and even the consumer’s employers. Not only do collectors contact family and supervisors of consumers, collectors also threaten them and tell them about the consumer’s alleged debt.
If a collection agency has used threats or harassment with you, call our Texas lawyers to stop abusive collectors. Contact us at 713.221.9088 today.
Texas Attorneys Stop Bill Collection Harassment
We know the illegal tactics used by debt collectors. We use federal and Texas law to help stop the collection phone calls. We can stop abusive collectors. We can help you break free of feeling like you are trapped by debt collectors.
You deserve to be treated with respect. No collection agency has the right to constantly chase you down with harassing calls or threaten you. The FDCPA protects you whether you owe the money, don’t owe the money or if they are harassing you about someone else’s debt. Many debt collectors intentionally use their abusive tactics to overwhelm you with fear and anxiety, hoping you will not take action to stop abusive collectors. These calls and tactics can leave you feeling embarrassed that you cannot afford to pay, guilty for not making payment and full of anxiety about the calls you are likely to receive again from this collector. It seems like this is a never ending cycle.
The lawyers of The Larson Law Office understand how you feel. We are here to help stop abusive collectors from harassing you further. Do not be embarrassed about calling us about the debt collection calls – we understand your situation. We are not here to judge you – we are only here to help get you relief from law breaking debt collectors and their abusive tactics.
Call our Texas lawyers to stop debt collection harassment today. Contact us at 713.221.9088 for a free consultation and we will explain your rights, determine if the bill collectors are violating the law and consult with you about your case. If we take on your case, we can end the calls and stop abusive collectors.
We Sue Abusive Debt Collectors and Help Stop the Harassment and Abuse
The law is clear: Consumers have protections from intimidating, harassing and abusive debt collection tactics. Federal law requires debt collectors are required to follow the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). There are legal ways to collect a debt and illegal ways to collect a debt. Unfortunately, many collectors choose the illegal way and operate as if there are no limits and no laws that restrict their conduct. However, there are limits and we can help stop abusive collectors from harassing you.
If debt collectors break this federal law, you can stop abusive collectors and sue them for money damages of up to $1,000, any actual damages you experienced as a result of the debt collector’s actions, reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs.
A Debt Collector Cannot
- Call you repeatedly
- Call you before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m.
- Call you at odd/inconvenient times or places
- Call you at work when they know or have reason to know you cannot take calls at work
- Disclose information about your debts to other people
- Threaten to notify your employer or other people that you owe the debt
- Use profanity or curse at you
- Use abusive language such as yelling or insulting you
- Contact you after written notification to stop contact
- Claim to be affiliated with any government organization
- Threaten action that cannot be legally done
- Accuse you of having committed a crime
- Use deceptive methods to collect the debt
- Threaten to communicate false credit information
- Fail or refuse to identify themselves as a debt collector
- Fail to send you written information about the debt within 5 days of their initial contact with you
What We Can Do For You If a Debt Collector Violates the Law
- Stop abusive collectors from calling you
- Get you money damages of up to $1,000 from the collection company
- Get the debt collector to pay our attorneys’ fees and costs
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In FDCPA cases, our clients do not pay anything up front. The Larson Law Office is only compensated if we are successful in prosecuting your claim or case.
If creditors, debt collectors or bill collectors are calling you and using abusive language, threats, intimidation or are harassing you with multiple calls a day or calling before 8 a.m. or after 9 p.m., call us at 713.221.9088 for a free telephone evaluation of your case. Find out how we can help stop abusive collectors.
Click here for more information about The Larson Law Office’s Texas debt collection harassment attorneys Diana Larson and Erik Larson.
Our Debt Collection Abuse Attorneys represent individuals across Texas including the cities of Houston, Austin, Beaumont, Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan, College Station, Lufkin, Amarillo, Arlington, Plano, Laredo, Garland, Irving, Grand Prairie, Pasadena, McKinney, Mesquite, Killeen, Frisco, Carrollton, Denton, Midland, Abilene, Round Rock, Odessa, Wichita Falls, Richardson, Lewisville, Pearland, San Angelo, The Woodlands, Allen, League City, Sugar Land, Edinburg, Mission, Bayton, Pharr, Missouri City, Flower Mound, Atascocita, North Richland Hills, Conroe, New Braunfels, Mansfield, Cedar Park, Spring, Euless, Georgetown, Pflugerville, DeSoto, Bedford, Grapevine, Texas City, Cedar Hill, Haltam City, Wylie, Keller, Coppell, Huntsville, Duncanville, Sherman, Channelview, Rockwall, Hurst, Burleson, Mission Bend, Texarkana, Lancaster, The Colony, Friendswood, Weslaco, Del Rio, San Juan, La Porte, Copperas Cove, Deer Park, Schertz, Rosenberg, Fort Hood, Waxahachie, Cleburne, Farmers Branch, Lake Jackson, Big Spring, Harker Heights, Southlake, Leander, Eagle Pass, Weatherford, Seguin, Corsicana, Marshall, Kerrville, Brownwood, Alice, Palestine, Dickinson, Universal City, Belton, Converse, Pampa, Stafford, Nederland, Uvalde, Brenham, Kilgore, Beeville, Richmond, Lubbock, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Galveston, Harlingen, McAllen, Longview, Brownsville, Nacogdoches, Port Arthur, San Antonio, San Marcos, Orange, Temple, Tyler, and Victoria.
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