FDCPA Fair Debt Collection Practices Act liability, jusisdiction, and Stature of limitations

27 Aug

PERSONS/ENTITIES LIABLEindex
• Only “debt collectors” within the meaning of 15 U.S.C.A. § 1692a may be held liable under the civil liability provisions of 15 U.S.C.A. § 1692k.
JURISDICTION
• An action for violation of the FDCPA may be brought in any appropriate U.S. District Court without regard to the amount in controversy, or in any other court of competent jurisdiction. 15 U.S.C.A. § 1692k(d).
STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
• An action for violation of the FDCPA must be commenced within one year from the date on which the violation occurred. 15 U.S.C.A. § 1692k(d).

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