by: Robert J. Nahoum I. SUMMARY A Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee represents the estate of Chapter 7 bankruptcy debtors and is responsible for recovery, preservation, liquidation and distribution of the Chapter 7 estate assets. Among the property of the estate are causes of action or lawsuits for wrongful damage caused to the debtor. For example, if the debtor was injured when […]
- 15 U.S.C. §1692 et. seq.
- Consumer Protection
- Debt Collection Defense
- debt collector harassment
- Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
- Mortgage Foreclosure
By: Robert J. Nahoum I. SUMMARY Federal debt collection laws not only regulate the collection conduct of traditional collection agencies but attorneys and, in some circumstances, loan servicers. In the name of thin-profit margins, the current mortgage foreclosure crisis has pushed many loan servicers and bank attorneys to limits of these consumer protection laws. Those found to have violated debt […]