Fundamentals of Debt Collections Law
Gain the knowledge you need to navigate the dangers of collecting consumer debts and learn techniques to reduce the risk of harmful lawsuits.
Learn how to stay compliant when dealing with debt collection laws. With both the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and very active consumer protection plaintiff’s lawyers looking for money, third-party debt collectors and especially collection lawyers are consistent and open targets for claims debt collection abuses and noncompliance issues. Even nominal violations of the FDCPA or TCPA can lead to class action litigation and exposing debt collectors to exposure to large damages. This topic will provide you with the knowledge you need to navigate the dangers of collecting consumer debts and to provide you with collection techniques and strategies to reduce the risk of frivolous or harmful lawsuits.
• You will be able to define debt collection harassment and deceptive practices.
• You will be able to describe how to communicate with consumers.
• You will be able to identify several debt collection statutes, including the FDCPA, FCRA and TCPA.
• You will be able to explain best practices when defending FDCPA and TCPA litigation.