Are you being called by Stephen Elggren, P.C.? You don't have to take a debt collector's abuse.
Every time the phone rings, you worry that it’s the debt collection agency calling again about your overdue credit card accounts.
You don’t want to talk to them, because they yell at you and you can’t afford to pay what they’re demanding, not since you hurt your back and had your hours cut down at work. Can you do anything to make them stop?
Your Rights Under the FDCPA
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, or FDCPA, was passed in 1977 to protect consumers like you from abusive debt collectors. This law forbids actions like the following during attempts to collect a debt.
- Using profane and obscene language
- Talking to anyone about the debt except you, your spouse, your attorney, or any co-signers
- Failing or refusing to properly validate the debt
- Failing to identify all communications as coming from a debt collector
- Persisting in calling you even after you dispute the debt
- Making threats they cannot legally follow up on, such as having you arrested
Company Profile: Stephen Elggren, P.C.
If you are being called by Stephen Elggren, P.C., information about the company is below.
Stephen Elggren, P.C. is a debt collection attorney with an office in Sandy, Utah. It was established in 1981, has approximately 10 employees, and is managed by Mr. Elggren, who is active in the Commercial Law League of America, National Association of Retail Debt Collection Attorneys, and the National Association of Subrogation Professionals.
Records on file at the PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) website confirm that consumers who believed they were being harassed by Stephen Elggren, P.C. hired their own attorneys to help them push back.
Hire an Attorney
The phone number for this collection attorney’s office is 1-801-304-3600. If it appears on your caller ID, it means that you may be getting a call from Stephen Elggren, P.C. If they file a collection lawsuit in a state where you have never resided, hire a consumer attorney.
If you file a claim against Stephen Elggren, P.C., you could potentially win $1,000 per FDCPA violation plus applicable costs and statutory damages.Your attorney will help you protect your rights when a debt collector breaches them.
*Disclaimer: The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be constructed as legal advice. If you file a claim against Stephen Elggren, P.C., or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to any compensation.