A Paralegal’s Guide to Skip Tracing

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When skip tracing, your staff must make certain that they do not use any false, deceptive or misleading statements in attempting to locate the person under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. However a skip tracer can use a tool found in the FDCPA which allows, under limited circumstances, a collector to acquire location information from third parties. This white paper reviews this FDCPA and discusses how a violation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act can trigger a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

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Event Details

Webinar Date

Webinar Time

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Lynda Laing, Esq.

General Credits

2

Course Description

When skip tracing, your staff must make certain that they do not use any false, deceptive or misleading statements in attempting to locate the person under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. However a skip tracer can use a tool found in the FDCPA which allows, under limited circumstances, a collector to acquire location information from third parties. This white paper reviews this FDCPA and discusses how a violation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act can trigger a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Principles

  • How Do the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and the CFPB Regulate Skip Tracing?
  • Skip Tracing Prejudgment
  • Finding Assets Post Judgment

Syllabus

  1. How Do the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and the CFPB Regulate Skip Tracing?
    1. Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    2. Fair Credit Report Act
    3. CFPB
  2. Skip Tracing Prejudgment
    1. How to Locate Debtors
    2. How to Locate Assets
  3. Finding Assets Post Judgment
    1. Using the Court to Help Find Assets
    2. Non Judicial Means to Find Assets

Instructor

Lynda Laing, Esq.

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