Illegal Calls To Cell Phones

Find out why creditors and collection agencies hate the TCPA because of the damages you are entitled to when you get illegal calls to your cell phones.

New TCPA Rules Protect Consumers From Robocalls — Analysis Of Statement Of Chairman Tom Wheeler

  New TCPA Rules Protect Consumers From Robocalls — Analysis Of Statement Of Chairman Tom Wheeler Well, the collection industry and telemarketing folks are having a complete come apart over the losses they suffered at the FCC when they didn’t get everything they asked for, thankfully. The official order will be out soon and we’ll analyze it then but for now here is the statement by Chairman Tom Wheeler with our analysis in bold and italics. FCC STRENGTHENS CONSUMER PROTECTIONS… (Read more) “New TCPA Rules Protect Consumers From Robocalls — Analysis Of Statement Of Chairman Tom Wheeler”


FAQ on Calls to Cell Phones That Violate the TCPA

FAQ on Calls to Cell Phones That Violate the TCPA It is very common for calls from a creditor or debt collector to be auto dialed (computer dialed or robo dialed) or to contain a pre-recorded message (sometimes called “robocalls”). When these types of calls are made to your cell phone, the debt collector often violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) which is a powerful law in your favor. “I’ve Heard About Express Consent Under The TCPA, What Does… (Read more) “FAQ on Calls to Cell Phones That Violate the TCPA”


FAQ About Debt Collector Harassment Which Violates The FDCPA

Is A Debt Collector Harassing You Illegally?  Find Out What Your Rights Are So You Can Take Action Against Abusive Debt Collectors! We realize that dealing with debt collectors can be intimidating.  Not just because abusive collectors are intimidating but also because you may not fully understand your rights and what collectors can, and cannot, do in collecting a debt from you. We have laid out some typical questions that we are asked by Alabama consumers who want to know… (Read more) “FAQ About Debt Collector Harassment Which Violates The FDCPA”


Robo calls to your new cell phone number violate the TCPA

“I just got a new cell phone number and I’m getting robo calls.  Is this illegal and how do I stop these annoying calls?” This is illegal.  There is a fairly straightforward way to stop this type of harassment against you and your cell phone.  You know, we keep our cells with us most of the day.  So to have a company blowing up your cell phone with a robo call (autodialed call or computer call) is very annoying. TCPA… (Read more) “Robo calls to your new cell phone number violate the TCPA”


What is a motion to enforce a settlement agreement?

“What is a motion to enforce a settlement agreement?” A motion to enforce a settlement agreement is where we are asking a court to enforce the terms of a settlement — to make the defendant do what the defendant promised when it settled. A case gets settled and sometimes we don’t have the settlement agreement already finalized.  Or we do and the company we have sued wants to add terms and conditions that we never agreed to. The most common… (Read more) “What is a motion to enforce a settlement agreement?”


How to revoke permission or consent under the TCPA to receive robo dialed calls on your cell phone

How to revoke permission or consent under the TCPA to receive robo dialed calls on your cell phone. You’ve probably heard about the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act), and how it can prevent debt collection companies or any other type of company from blowing up your phone. This covers automated text messages, automated calls, robo-dialers, and the like. As you’ve looked at this law, you’ve most likely noticed that permission (consent) is a big part of the TCPA. If they… (Read more) “How to revoke permission or consent under the TCPA to receive robo dialed calls on your cell phone”


Can the TCPA help me with calls that are for someone else?

“Can the TCPA help me with calls that are for someone else?” When a collection agency or credit card company or any company is using a robo-dialer to call or text you but they are trying to reach someone else, you may wonder if the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act) can help you. Yes, it can. Yes, it does cover calls and texts for someone else. It does help with collectors  or others who keep calling you can asking for… (Read more) “Can the TCPA help me with calls that are for someone else?”


Does the TCPA cover text messages when collectors blow up my phone?

When your phone is blowing up with unwanted phone calls and texts from collection agencies, you may wonder, “Does the TCPA cover text these collection text messages?” The short answer is yes, the TCPA covers text messages. The TCPA applies the same way that it applies to phone calls. We aren’t talking about manual calls or texts here, however. The TCPA doesn’t cover those calls. We’re talking about robo-dialers, prerecorded messages, and such. In the same way, we’re talking about… (Read more) “Does the TCPA cover text messages when collectors blow up my phone?”