Massachusetts Emergency Legislation Prohibits Certain Debt Collection Activities

By Michael R. Garcia

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office issued emergency regulation 940 CMR 35:00: Unfair and Deceptive Debt Collection Practices During the State of Emergency Caused by COVID-19, . The stated purpose of 940 CMR 35:00 is to provide Massachusetts residents with temporary relief from the substantial economic and medical hardship caused by COVID-19 by designating certain debt collection activities as unfair and deceptive collection practices. Continue reading “Massachusetts Emergency Legislation Prohibits Certain Debt Collection Activities”

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