• SCOTUS to Resolve Circuit Split on Interplay of FDCPA and Bankruptcy Code
  • November 25, 2016 | Author: Kasee Sparks Heisterhagen
  • Law Firm: Burr & Forman LLP - Mobile Office
  • On October 11, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States granted cert in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, No. 16-348 (Oct. Term 2016) to resolve a split among the Circuits as to the FDCPA’s prohibition against deceptive collection practices in the context of filing proofs of claim for debts where a collection action would otherwise be time-barred.