FDCPA
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Debt & Collection Agencies
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act — (FDCPA)    A federal law that applies to debt collectors working for collection agencies and prohibits unfair debt collection practices, such as lying to and harassing debtors. The law does not apply to creditors collecting their own debts.… …   Business law dictionary

  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act — The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (aka FDCPA), usc|15|1692 et seq., is a United States statute added in 1978 as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purposes are to eliminate abusive practices in the collection of consumer… …   Wikipedia

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  • Fair debt collection — broadly refers to regulation of the debt collection industry at both the U.S. Federal and state levels of government. At the Federal level, it is primarily governed by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ( FDCPA ). In addition, many U.S.… …   Wikipedia

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