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Privacy Violations Attorney Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, Encino, Tarzana, Chatsworth and the entire San Fernando Valley

Gone are the days when people suffer in silence and grope in darkness under the guise of ignorance. It has become a general accepted saying that ignorance is no excuse, so if you have not heard about privacy violations and how you can get compensation from anyone that violates your privacy, this article is designed to give you all the needed guidance and the way your experienced Privacy Violations Attorney Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, Encino, Tarzana, Chatsworth and the entire San Fernando Valley can help you get your compensation. What is Privacy Violation? Privacy violation is one of the five violations of the FDCPA and Rosenthal Act that explains the violation of your privacy by debt collectors through the disclosure of your debt status to unauthorized parties. Your privacy has been duly protected by the FDCPA (Fair Debt Collection Practices Act) and so entitled you to receiving some forms of monetary compensations from such debt collectors. How many people have silently endured such public shame and ridicule in the past just because they were unaware of their rightful place in the law. Having been enlightened on this now, the greatest news here is that for each situation that calls for the violation of your right or privacy by either a collection agency or a debt collector through the use of illegal debt collection strategies/methods, you stand the chance of recovering as much as $1000 as well as any obvious damages you incur in the process. While it is a violation of your privacy, it is violates both the state and Federal laws. Having known your right, you need Privacy Violations Attorney Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, Encino, Tarzana, Chatsworth and the entire San Fernando Valley who can help you get your compensation. You don’t need to entertain fear with respect to the attorney’s fees because the costs related to the hiring of the attorney are paid by the collection agency or the debt collector that trespassed the law in the process of contacting you about the debt in question whether you actually owe it or not. How Debt collection agencies violates your privacy No one plays with his or her privacy because it spells the dignity of such an individual. The law also respects your privacy when it comes to debt because if it is made public information, your image can be affected negatively. This is why under the Rosenthal and FDCP Acts, any discussion about your alleged debt is expected to be discussed or held between designated parties involving you, your creditor, your attorney or creditor’s attorney and a credit bureau. This is why you should not joke with your privacy violation by any collection agency because through proper legal actions and lawsuits, a lot of consumers have been paid several thousand of dollars settlement. This can only be realized when lawyers undergo successful action lawsuits as they can provide compensation to both individuals and groups of affected individuals or consumers. Your Privacy Violations Attorney Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, Encino, Tarzana, Chatsworth and the entire San Fernando Valley can offer similar legal help for you having helped a lot of clients in the past with great success stories. Do you think your privacy has been violated and you don’t know how to go about it? Your professional attorney who has helped others is here to help you to.  My goal is to help you get the desired maximum compensation, justice and your dignity against all forms of unlawful debt retrieval practices. Debt collectors as well as other debt collection agencies are not expected to do the following; engaging in any of these acts violates your privacy. Your privacy is violated when:

  • They publicly disclose your debt status in order to make you pay it
  • They exchange/share any information with another company or other debt collector agencies
  • They advertise your debt for sale to other companies or inappropriate parties
  • They send mail to you having improper markings; identifying your debt.
Privacy Violations: Debt Collector Disclosures with Third Parties Any disclosure with third parties by debt collectors results in your privacy violation because debt disclosure should not exceed the designated parties. For instance, in the process of trying to reach or locate you, a debt collector may decide to call some third parties like your extended family members. There are guiding principles on the debt collectors’ interaction with these third parties. It must however be noted that the parents of a minor, co-signor, spouse and executor/administrator of an estate or trust are regarded as having same contacts with you (debtor) under the FDCPA. Third parties here refer to either employers or neighbours, and as such, debt collectors are expected to adhere strictly to the following rules when speaking about your debt to them.
  • They are not expected to discuss the details of your debt with them or even mention to them that you owe a debt
  • While they are not expected to hide their identity when calling, they should not specify that they are debt collectors
  • They have the right to contact the third party once except where they believe the third party has new information regarding the location or contact of the debtor
  • They are not expected to leave information regarding debt on a third party’s voice mail, answering machine or provide any clue about debt in written correspondence

Steps You Can Take If Your Privacy Is Violated By Debt Collectors

·         File a complaint. If you feel your debt collector has violated your privacy, you can go ahead and file a complaint with an attorney. In California, you can file with the California Attorney General (Public Inquiry Unit). It is his responsibility to contact the debt collection agency and forward your complaint to them.

·         Contact FTC (Federal trade commission) because they enforce the FDCPA

·         Sue the debt collection agency. You can do this in court

Since the debt collector can avoid any form of liability, you need to seek out a Privacy Violations Attorney Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, Encino, Tarzana, Chatsworth and the entire San Fernando Valley, who is experienced enough to protect your legal right and to represent you well. Depending on your budget, I can take your case up on contingency (with no upfront fee).  As a professional, you stand the chance of keeping any attorney fees if at the end I’m unable to recover your money for you.

Don’t hesitate to contact the Leventhal Law Group, P.C about violations against your privacy and take legal action or file a lawsuit to sue a debt collector that has broken the law. Call 818-347-5800 for a free consultation today!

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