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I own a small business that is set upas a corporation.

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I own a small business that is set upas a corporation. I have been unable to meet some of the bills from my vendors over the last few months. Creditors are calling the store to collect. They are leaving all sorts of "Nasty" messages with my employees. Is there any way to get them to stop calling?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 9 years ago.
Other than by paying the bills, you cannot stop them from calling. However, they should not be leaving "nasty" or threatening messages under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Unfortunately, when a corporation is unable to pay its debts as they come due, it is insolvent and can be forced into receivership or bankruptcy and the creditors can sue to make that happen. If the creditors are calling and making threats or leaving "nasty" messages about doing things that are not within their rights, then you should see an attorney that handles Fair Debt Collection Practices matters because you can sue the debt collectors and get additional fines, penatlies and attorney's fees for their misconduct.

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