Can debt collectors legally call you at work?

You might find yourself wondering what rights you have, can debt  collectors call your work and expose information to your employer, or  what methods of contact are legal altogether.

What happens when a debt collector contacts you for the first time?

When you receive contact from a debt collector, don’t panic. The call may come as a surprise and you might be caught off guard.

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Can creditors call your work, too?

This is allowed as long as they don’t have prior knowledge that your workplace doesn’t allow calls of this nature.

In what other ways can debt collectors contact you?

A debt collector could contact you via phone as long as they refrain from harassing, abusive, or unfair practices.

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The Bottom Line

It’s essential to understand your rights and the steps you can take to get your debt settled in a way that works for you.


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