Minnesota State Law Library
Legal Topics: Debt Collection
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United States Code. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is found at 15 U.S.C. § 1692 and following sections.
Index topic Collection Agencies.
Answering a Lawsuit , from the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General.
Collections, from the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General.
Look under Consumer, then Consumer A to Z for
the topic Collections.
Collection Agencies are licensed by the Department of Commerce. Click here and look for the "how do I ..." tab for information on filing a complaint.
Credit Counseling Services, from the Minnesota Department of Commerce. At the bottom of the page is the phone number to call with complaints.
Dealing With Debt, from LawHelpMN.org.
Dealing with Debt Collection Harassment, from the National Consumer Law Center.
Debt Collection and Garnishment, from LawHelpMN.org.
The Debt Collection Fact Sheet , from the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General.
Debt Collection, from the United States Federal Trade Commission.
Money & Credit, from the United States Federal Trade Commission.
Frequently Asked Questions: Collection Agencies, from the Minnesota Department of Commerce.
Debts and Deceased Relatives, from the United States Federal Trade Commission.
Time-Barred Debts, from the United States Federal Trade Commission.
Related Topics: Judgments; Bankruptcy.
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Minnesota State Law Library: Legal Topics: Debt Collection
Last updated on January 3, 2013.
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