Fair Credit Reporting Act

Course Demo. No credit provided in demo mode.


Credit Hours:
VA - General: 1.0 Credits
CA - General: 1.0 Credits
NY - General: 1.0 Credits
AZ - General: 1.0 Credits
CT - General: 1.0 Credits
AK - Voluntary: 1.0 Credits
CO - General: 1.0 Credits
FL - General: 1.0 Credits
ND - Self Study: 1.0 Credits
MO - Self Study: 1.0 Credits
MT - Self Study: 1.0 Credits
NH - General: 1.0 Credits
IN - Distance Education: 1.0 Credits
TX - General: 1.0 Credits
UT - Self Study: 1.0 Credits
OH - Self Study: 1.0 Credits
NJ - General: 1.3 Credits
TN - General: 1.03 Credits
IL - General: 1.0 Credits

Running Time: 1 Hours, 2 Minutes
Faculty: Mark F. Anderson -

Course Description

This course covers the basics of litigation invoking the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Potential clients are anyone whose credit reports have inaccuracies and who have not been able to get the credit reporting agencies (CRAs) to make corrections.

The FCRA provides for private civil actions against the CRAs such as Experian, Equifax and Trans Union and against the furnishers of information to the CRAs, such as banks, finance companies, and debt collectors.

The courts will cover the statutory framework, how the dispute process works, the issues that typically arise in civil litigation against the CRAs and furnishers, and the types damages consumers may seek.

There will be discussion of the types of cases that are successful under the FCRA and the types of clients and cases to avoid.

Resources available to the private practitioner will be discussed.