15 U.S.C. § 1692i - Legal actions by debt collectors

Cite as15 U.S.C. § 1692i
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 116-259 (12/23/2020)

(a) Venue

Any debt collector who brings any legal action on a debt against any consumer shall-

(1) in the case of an action to enforce an interest in real property securing the consumer's obligation, bring such action only in a judicial district or similar legal entity in which such real property is located; or

(2) in the case of an action not described in paragraph (1), bring such action only in the judicial district or similar legal entity-

(A) in which such consumer signed the contract sued upon; or

(B) in which such consumer resides at the commencement of the action.

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