Debt Statute of Limitations in Utah

Statute of Limitations on Debt

By law, a statute of limitations prohibits collection agencies from suing you for old debts. The limitation period varies for different kinds of debt and can be re-started under certain circumstances so never assume a debt collector is barred from collecting a debt under the statute of limitations simply because the applicable time period has … Read more

Stop Identity Fraud Debt Collections

Identity fraud can be financially and emotionally devastating. According to some studies, victims of identity theft suffer the same emotional harm suffered by victims of violent crime. Even those that don’t, still suffer from devastating financial loss and a massive consumption of time to repair the damage done to their credit. Here are a few … Read more

CFPB Debt Collection Survey

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its recently completed Consumer Experiences with Debt Collection survey. The survey provides a comprehensive insight into consumer experiences with debt collection activity which occurs when a debt collector, collection attorney, or collection agency contacts consumers to collect unpaid debts. These debts include various past due loan and bill … Read more

Chase Fined $216 Million for Illegally Robo-Signing Affidavits and Selling Zombie Debts

  If you owe JPMorgan Chase for a zombie debt or if Portfolio Recovery, LVNV Funding, Midland Funding, or other junk debt buyer has filed a lawsuit against you to collect a Chase debt, you may be able to get your lawsuit thrown out of court. On July 8, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau … Read more

Fake Debt Collection Call Scams

Fake debt collection call scams are becoming a serious problem for consumers across the country. Some of these calls are from collection agencies collecting actual debt but many of these calls are fake. Our investigations have shown that many of these fake collector calls originate after a consumer applies for a payday loan online or … Read more

How to Stop Harassment

Consumers often ask me how to stop harassment from debt collectors, collection attorneys, or telemarketers. My answer may surprise you but often I recommend that you don’t stop the calls. In many cases it may be better to sue the abusive companies that to merely stop the calls. Stop Harassment from Debt Collectors, Collection Agencies, … Read more

Debt Collectors Most Common FDCPA Violations

Debt collectors frequently violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) when attempting to collect consumer debts. Here are some of the most of their most common FDCPA violations. Calling your Cell Phone without Permission In certain circumstances it is illegal for a debt collector to call your cell phone without your permission. Nonetheless, debt … Read more



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