What Other Things Can't A Creditor Do?

  • Threaten the use of violence or other criminal means to harm a person, his property or reputation;
  • Use of obscene or profane language or language the natural consequence of which is to abuse the hearer or reader;
  • The publication of a list of consumers who refuse to pay debts, except to a consumer credit reporting agency;
  • The advertisement for sale of any debt to coerce payment of the debt;
  • Causing a telephone to ring or engaging in telephone conversation repeatedly or continuously with intent to annoy, abuse, or harass.

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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