Wednesday, April 26, 2017

FDCPA Ban on Deceptive Collections Practices Extends to Conduct by Lawyers in Court

Originally published by Texas Lawyer.

The Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), which bans deceptive and abusive debt collection practices, is often viewed as a regulation targeting only debt collection agencies. However, a recent ruling in the Eleventh Circuit clarifies that an attorney’s conduct in court may also violate the Act.

Curated by Texas Bar Today. Follow us on Twitter @texasbartoday.

from Texas Bar Today
via Abogado Aly Website

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