Brachfeld Associates better known as Brachfeld Law Group is collection law firm headquartered in California (CA). Check out the complaints against Brachfeld in the below given sections.
Common complaints against Brachfeld Law Group
Brachfeld Law Group is a collection law firm that provides commercial, debt collection and legal services. Apart from that, the company also offers other services such as asset locating, skip tracing and judgment enforcement. According to BBB, there are currently about 107 complaints against Brachfeld law group. Here are some of the common complaints against the collection law firm:
Unauthorized withdrawals: One consumer complained that the Brachfeld made an unauthorized withdrawal from his bank account. The consumer settled an old debt for $4500. Brachfeld was supposed to withdraw $1500 from his bank account for 3 months. Later, the consumer found out that the company/collection agency has taken out $6000 from his account. Learn more
Default judgment: Another consumer accused Brachfeld of filing default judgment against him. The consumer had made a settlement agreement with them and paid the money but the collection law firm filed for a default judgment anyway. Find out more
Impolite behavior: One consumer complained that the officials at the Brachfeld behave very rudely to consumers. They speak in a very impolite manner. He said that an official at the collection law firm called him and threatened to sue him regarding a debt. Learn more
Don't respond to DV letter: Another consumer says that the Brachfeld never responds to debt validation letter. He sent a debt validation letter to the collection firm but didn't get any reply from them. Learn more
Trying to defraud consumers: Another consumer said that the collection law firm tried to sue him for a debt that is not reported on his credit report. The consumer said that Brachfeld Law group sued several other consumers in hopes of making quick money. Find out more
Effective ways to deal with Brachfeld Law Group
Here are some effective ways to deal with the collection law firm:
Check your credit report: When the Brachfeld Law Group contacts you regarding a debt and you're not certain you owe it, order your credit report and verify whether or not it is listed there.
Send a debt validation letter: If the collection firm contacts you to collect a debt that is not reported on your credit report, ask them to validate the debt. You should send a debt validation letter via certified mail as soon as possible.
Check the SOL period: If the collection law firm contacts you regarding an old debt, verify whether or not the Statute of Limitations (SOL) period has expired. You can send an Expired SOL Notification Letter to them if it has expired. Though the collection law firm can't threaten to file a lawsuit against you, but you still owe the debt.
Send Cease and Desist Letter: You can send a Cease and Desist letter to the collection law firm if they call you regarding a debt where the Statute of Limitations period has expired. You can also send this letter to them if you don't owe the debt.
Get legal help: If a collection agency continues to contact you after you have sent a cease and desist letter, you should contact an attorney. Under Federal law, they are required to stop contacting you once they receive the letter.
Contact details of Brachfeld Law Group
You may contact Brachfeld Law at:
20300 South Vermont Avenue Suite 120 Torrance, CA 90502
Telephone number: (310) 273-7867
Fax: (310) 273-9867
Yesterday had a call but no message from a number ...
Yesterday had a call but no message from a number that I found out to be Brachfeld Associates. Today I had two calls about 2 minutes apart from a different number and two different people leaving a message this time.
I like how they stress they are a law firm. Anyway, waiting for my dunning letter then I will send the DV.
Guess I'll let this one go as far as I can. If I end up getting sued I'll work out a payment plan with them to avoid actually going to court.
I wonder why LVNV/Resurgent doesn't just sue me themselves instead of getting these guys involved?
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