Who Can The Collector Contact To Get Information?

The collector may contact other people to locate the debtor. The collector may only be allowed to contact third parties only once. The collector is not allowed to reveal the purpose of the information needed. If the debtor has an attorney the collector must only contact the attorney and is not usually allowed to pursue the other third parties for finding information. The collector can reveal the details to the attorney.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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