How May A Creditor Contact The Debtor?

A creditor may contact a debtor in person, by mail, telephone or telegram. However, it can't be at inconvenient times or places, such as before 8 a.m. or after 9 p.m. A creditor may not contact you at work if your employer disapproves. A creditor may not contact you or a third party if the collector knows that you have retained an 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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