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You have rights when a debt collector is pursuing you. SmithMarco, P.C., has over 30 years of combined experience practicing law protecting the rights of consumers around the country.

Contact us for a free case review to determine if your Fair Debt Collection Practices Act rights were violated. 

The Telephonic Consumer Protection Act

Consumer statutes are enacted to create a balance for buyers in the marketplace and prevent sellers from using unfair tactics.  The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”)  is a consumer minded statute enacted in 1991 that prohibits telemarketers, banks, debt collectors and any other companies from using autodialers or robocalls to contact you at home or on your cell phone without your consent.Read More...

Pressuring Consumers to Settle Old Debts May Be Considered a Violation of the FDCPA

What happens when your receive a collection letter for an old debt?Read More...

Protecting Your Credit & Identity in the New Year

Learn how to protect your credit today!Read More...

Target Stores Security Breach

If you shopped at Target recently, learn about the security breach and steps to avoid identity theft.Read More...