What rights do debt collectors have? | Debt Advice Foundation

What rights do debt collectors have?


A debt collector is not the same as a bailiff.

A debt collector does not have the same rights as a court appointed bailiff. They can’t enter your home or seize your possessions, they can only discuss repayment arrangements with you.

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