Protecting the Rights of Consumers in VA

One of the most frightening situations an individual could face is having their identity stolen. Identity theft is a widespread problem in Virginia and across the United States. Millions of Americans are being cheated and defrauded out of millions of dollars every year and their credit reputation is damaged through no fault of their own. You have worked hard for your assets and credit score. We understand that being a victim of identity theft can be frightening and can damage many aspect of your life.

What makes identity theft cases so difficult is that oftentimes the identity thief is difficult to locate. Despite this, there are ways to remedy the situation. Let us help you navigate this difficult process.

At the law firm of Surovell Isaacs & Levy PLC in Fairfax, Virginia, our consumer attorneys are highly experienced and skilled in protecting the rights and financial futures of our clients. Our team includes attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers. We will do everything we can to restore your credit and get your life back on track. This may include taking aggressive legal action against credit agencies and creditors.

To discuss your consumer rights case in a free initial consultation with one of our identity theft attorneys in Alexandria, please contact us online. You can also call 703-648-8279.

Experienced D.C. Identity Theft Attorneys

If you see items on your credit report that do not belong to you, this is a sign that you may be the victim of identity theft. It is important to take action as soon as you suspect anything.

There are ways to help avoid identity theft now and in the future. These actions include:

  • Obtain a copy of your credit report and review it on a yearly basis. You can do this for free at www.annualcreditreport.com
  • Choosing unique PIN numbers and passwords, changing every month if possible
  • Keeping your passwords protected and private
  • Never throwing away documents and papers that contain any personal information; shredding is always recommended
  • Never giving personal information out unless absolutely necessary and through an authorized party (such as a bank or credit card worker)
  • Checking mail often. Do not leave it unattended for long periods of time as your mail could be stolen by identity theft predators
  • If you suspect the slightest error always contact the respective bank or credit card company immediately

Contact Our Identity Theft Law Firm Northern Virginia

Do you need help with a consumer rights issue related to identity theft? It is imperative that you seek sound legal counsel immediately. Contact our northern Virginia law firm today. Our skilled lawyers can immediately start reviewing your case and helping you seek justice. Contact us online to schedule an initial consultation. We are available by phone at 703-648-8279.