Can a collection agency charge you fees if you didn’t receive the notice?

I had no new forwarding address,and the apartments mailed me a notice to my evicted residence but they had my phone number and email to contact me.

Asked on November 9, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Texas

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

More information is needed here.  It is hard to understand what is really going on.  Legal notice goes to the last known address, not a phone number or email address.  That would not be proper notice under the law.  I would strongly suggest that you negotiate the matter as soon as you can.  Good luck.


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