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Knoxville Debt Collection Defense Lawyer

Protecting You from Debt Collector Abuse in Tennessee

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) provides rules that debt collectors must adhere to when attempting to collect a debt. Even if you have no actual injuries resulting from a debt collector’s abusive conduct, the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act allows you to recover damages if those rules are violated. 

A debt collector cannot legally contact you once you have advised them that you have retained a debt collection lawyer.

If you have experienced abusive behavior by a debt collector or faced debt collection harassment, consult with a debt collection attorney for help. We can help you stop debt collection abuse. 

**The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) protects debtors from debt  collector harassment. If a collector has violated the FDCPA, you can sue that collector in court. In most cases you might be able to recover damages, including monetary damages, and attorneys' fees. 


You have rights when it comes to dealing with debt collection agencies and their employees. Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) you are protected from abuse, harassment, and unfair debt collection practices.


Under the act, debt collectors in violation if they:

  • Are dishonest about the amount you owe

  • Call you before 8 A.M. or after 9 P.M.

  • Claim to have you arrested

  • Contact a third party about you for any reason other than contact information

  • Contact you during your work hours if you have told them that your employer does not permit you to receive such calls in your workplace

  • Give false credit information about you

  • Harass or abuse you or anyone close to you regarding your debt

  • Lie about being enforcement officers

  • Threaten to seize or sell your property or wages unless they are allowed to by law

  • Use a fake company

Stopping Harassment by Debt Collectors

Debt buyers purchase debts from other companies and then try to collect the money themselves. Just because a debt buyer claims they are owed money from you in court or in a letter does not mean they are entitled to anything. Debts purchased are often times undocumented, beyond the statute of limitations, or legally invalid. 

Have You Been Sued by a Debt Buyer or Collector?

If you have been sued by a debt buyer, attorney Brent S. Snyder can help wants to help you. When facing these debt collectors in court, you will need strong and aggressive legal representation to protect your rights. We can provide the support and counsel you are seeking and help you work toward a favorable resolution.

Contact A Knoxville Debt Collection Defense Attorney

Consult with a debt collection defense attorney who can help protect your rights and end debt collector abuse against you. We provide clients with the resources and representation they need to stop the abuse and find peace of mind.

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