The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

A creditor may seek to collect an outstanding debt in several ways. For example, the creditor may attempt to collect the debt through direct communications with the debtor, by filing a lawsuit against the debtor, by seeking to take possession of or to sell property securing the debt, or by hiring a debt collection service.


The FDCPA provides debtors with a means for challenging payoff demands, and for determining the validity and accuracy of asserted debts. 15 U.S.C. ยง1692g. Perhaps more importantly, however, the FDCPA establishes ethical guidelines for the collection of consumer debts.


Las Vegas Attorneys With Substantial Experience in Debt Collections


In today's unsettled economy, accurate interpretation of the law is vital in protecting your rights and interests in any debt collection action. The numbers of collections are on the rise, as are disputes and litigation arising out of these matters. Regardless of whether you are a business attempting to collect a legitimate debt or a consumer dealing with unfair debt collection practices, you need the help of an experienced collections law attorney.

The Nevada law firm of John Peter Lee, Ltd., handles collections law work in the Las Vegas area. We represent debtors and creditors in collections actions, bankruptcy disputes and allegations of creditor harassment and credit reporting violations. Contact our offices today to schedule a free, informative and completely confidential consultation.

Representation for Debtors

If you are a consumer or a business facing what you believe to be creditor harassment or other unlawful debt collections practices, it is vitally important to secure the services of an experienced lawyer immediately.

At John Peter Lee, Ltd., we can take aggressive action to enforce your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and other state and federal laws.

Representation for Creditors

Our law firm was founded in 1975. We have the experience and in-depth understanding of debt collections laws to be an ideal resource for creditors who need legal help to collect legitimate debts. We are especially attuned to the needs of creditors seeking to perfect judgments issued in jurisdictions other than Nevada.