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Greenberg Grant and Richards Inc

Address:

5858 Westheimer, 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77057

Contact Them:

Phone: (888) 708-4000
Fax: (713) 789-0137

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Fact: Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a collection agency must tell you how much you owe, the name of the creditor to whom the debt is owed, and that you have the right to dispute the debt within thirty days.

Many Americans like you are being contacted by collection agencies who are trying to get payments on defaulted accounts they have acquired or been assigned. Even though you may owe a debt, you still have rights.

You should dispute the debt in writing if you feel as if the dollar amount the collection agency is requesting is inaccurate, if you feel the debt is not owed or if you feel the debt is fraudulent. You can send a letter to the collection agency within thirty days of first being notified of the collection. You should send this letter via certified mail so that you can prove that they received it. In response to your dispute, the collection agency must cease collection activity until they send you some sort of validation of the alleged debt. They can resume their collection efforts again once they produce proof of your debt.

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) regulates what debt collection agencies may and may not do. There are many things collection agencies cannot do or say when contacting you. Collection agencies may not:

  • use abusive or obscene language;
  • call before 8am or after 9pm;
  • call you repeatedly;
  • call you at work, if they know that your employer does not permit personal calls;
  • contact any third party and state that you owe a debt;
  • threaten to have you arrested or imprisoned.

    If any of these things occur, your best option is to consult with a consumer protection attorney.

  • 2 Comments

    1. joe larre on April 28, 2015 at 5:46 pm

      I am an attorney in Louisiana with a client that was harassed by Greenberg Grant & Richard Inc in 2012. They have now reffed it to a Louisiana attorney who filed suit last week against my client personally when the debt was to a LLC that my client was the only member. Any advise as to recourse against them would be helpful.

    2. peter rzepka on June 8, 2016 at 1:18 pm

      harassing phone calls weekly, we are seniors living on a fixed income, which they can verify, but they keep on calling, how to stop it?

    3. Heather on February 13, 2019 at 10:51 pm

      They were calling other businesses we do business with and were digging for information and telling them we owed a debt. We actually found the receipt of the paid debt and reported them to the attorney general of our state. They will be getting a ceast and desist order from the attorney general of our state.

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