Examine the Coverage, Violations, and Remedies
Despite the explicit language of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a surprising number of predatory lenders, collection agencies, and other abusive proxies continue to violate the FDCPA. Join us for a clear examination of the Act’s current guidelines for debt collectors, rights of consumers involved with debt collectors, and remedies for violations.
Since most lawyers and law firms do some debt collection work, no lawyer should be uninformed about this federal law and how it applies. Learn how attorneys, or anyone, who collect debts need to understand the FDCPA and Pennsylvania’s related law the Fair Credit Extension Uniformity Act, and federal law such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Spot the Issues
This course will give you the knowledge to avoid liability and/or help you recognize when your clients have been subjected to unfair collection practices. You’ll:
Review what you need to know to protect your clients by ensuring that the FDCPA is being properly utilized.
Learn how to conduct litigation under the FDCPA, from the players and process, through causes of action, damages, discovery, settlement talks and trial.
Understand the issues and remedies that come into play in litigation under the FDCPA, TCPA and other consumer protection laws.
Hear about the latest developments in judicial interpretation of the FDCPA in Pennsylvania and federal courts.
Explore Issues Related To:
- Credit reporting
- Student loans
- Payday loans
- Telephone communications