On behalf of six clients who are protected persons under the Servicemembers Civil Relief, the Consumer Law Center LLC filed suit challenging Maryland’s laws which permit a Nevada collector to unlawfully pursue them on bogus debt collection claims.
The Maryland Court of Special Appeals (the intermediate appellate court) ruled in favor of the CLC’s client in a wrongful foreclosure debt collection action. Some homeowners subjected to unfair and deceptive practices by law firms and attorneys seeking to foreclose without the right through Maryland’s in rem procedures may have claims under the MCDCA and MMFPA.
The Maryland Court of Appeals Upholds Remedial Consumer Debt Collection Statute in Favor of CLC’s Client
Decisions about a consumer debt statute will reestablish the MCDCA as a remedial statute to protect consumers from unlawful collection activities.