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Legal Tip - Can require verification from debt collector


March 27, 2018

Montana Legal Services Association

Did you know that you can require a debt collector to verify the debt they are contacting you about? If a debt collector is contacting you about a debt, you have the right to dispute that debt. If you dispute a debt, the debt collector must provide a written explanation of why they think you owe it. A debt collector must stop collecting a debt until they provide you with the verification. You can find a model debt dispute letter at MontanaLawHelp.org.

For more information, visit the Money Problems section at http:www.MontanaLawHelp.org/. If you can’t f...

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