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Creditor Harassment in Tennessee – Stop Unlawful Behavior

If you owe a debt for any reason, you may experience harassment from creditors trying to collect from you. Have your creditors ever:

  • Threatened you with a court case, violence, or used foul language?
  • Come to your workplace or home?
  • Called you repeatedly or more than one day in a row?

If so, your creditor may be breaking the law. If a creditor harassing you, get in touch with our team today for a free consultation—stop the phone calls for good. Our goal is to help people end creditor harassment and find the financial resources they need to become debt-free, and we can help you too.

Call Us at 865-213-3617


What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act?

The Debt Collection Practices Act regulates how creditors can collect your debt. They may not utilize harassment to get their money. Tactics classified as harassment include:

  • Threaten to sue you over your debt
  • Placing multiple phone calls to your work and home
  • Contacting you in person
  • Coming into your place of work
  • Lying about their identity to scare you

Debt creditors also can’t make phone calls to your home or office before 8 AM, after 9 AM, or with clear intent to annoy you into paying, that includes calling more than one day in a row. Although it may seem like there is no way for you to get debt relief, you don’t have to take creditor harassment. Call The Pope Firm for a free consultation for debt or bankruptcy relief.


Stop Unlawful Debt Collection

One way to stop debt creditor harassment is to get an automatic stay.  While a lawsuit is expensive and time-consuming, an automatic stay stops debt collectors quickly. However, you will need a qualified bankruptcy attorney to file an automatic stay in Tennessee.

Bankruptcy is another option to force a creditor to stop attempting to collect a debt from you. Once you file, the creditor, or creditors, if there is more than one, can’t take any more action against you. Bankruptcy relief in Tennessee allows you to work with a debt relief agency to lower your payments and work out a reasonable payment plan.

Hire a Fair Debt Collection Practices Attorney

At The Pope Firm, we help people get out from under the stress of collection agency debts in Tennessee. You don’t deserve to be harassed about your debt. There are limitations to how Tennessee collection agencies can treat you.  Let our firm answer your questions and offer the assistance you need to get rid of debt collectors once and for all.

 All harassment cases are unique. That’s why we offer a free consultation–you will get the chance to explore your options and find out what we can do for you in the process.


The information shared here should not be taken as legal advice and does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.

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