The FTC, Debt Collection and Estate Administration

November 15, 2011

This summer, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a policy statement making clear the responsibilities of debt collectors when collecting the debts of a decedent. The FTC (along with private plaintiff attorneys) is tasked with enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) regulating third-party debt collectors collecting consumer debts. Of particular interest to […]