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Are you being sued for unpaid debts? Or do you feel like your creditors are harassing you? This area may assist you.

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  • Debt Collector Stop Contact Letter

    The FDCPA is a federal law that places limits on the times and places a debt collector may contact you, what they can say to you, and who the debt collector can talk to about your debt. The law also allows you to completely stop a debt collector from communicating with you about your debt. If you want a debt collector to stop contacting you, you must do so in writing. This is a sample letter you can use, and instructions for how to complete it. For more detailed information, see the Classroom on Dealing with Debt Collectors Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services - Anchorage
  • Debt Dispute and Verification Letter

    The FDCPA is a federal law that gives protections to consumers when dealing with debt collectors. It places limits on the times and places a debt collector may contact you, what they can say to you, and who the debt collector can talk to about your debt. The law also allows you dispute the debt, and have the debt collector verify the debt. This is a sample letter you can use to dispute a debt, and instructions for how to complete it. For more detailed information on disputing a debt, see the Classroom on Dealing with Debt Collectors. Read More

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    Alaska Legal Services - Anchorage
  • Sample Answer PDF

    If you are sued by a debt collector, you may or may not want to answer the lawsuit. You will usually need the advice of a lawyer before making this decision. If you cannot get the advice of a lawyer in 20 days, you may wish to use this sample answer as a guide. Content Detail