How to Remove Northstar Location Services From Your Credit Report

Is Northstar Location Services hurting your credit score?

Lexington Law has helped millions of customers remove collections and other negative items from their credit reports. Let them help you too!

Who is Northstar Location Services?

Northstar Location Services, LLC, aka The Northstar Companies, is a debt collection agency located in Cheektowaga, New York. You may see them listed on your credit report as a collections account. This can happen if you didn’t pay a bill.

Who does Northstar Location Services collect for?

Northstar Location Services collects for major credit issuers like Bank of America, Barclays, Discover, and Goldman Sachs. They also collect student loan debt for companies like Navient and Sallie Mae.

Is Northstar Location Services legit or a scam?

Northstar Location Services is a legitimate company. They were most likely assigned your debt (or bought your debt) from one of the companies they work with. However, just because they are legit, doesn’t mean you actually owe them anything. Keep reading to learn more.

How can I remove Northstar Location Services from my credit report?

Collections can hurt your credit score and remain on your credit report for up to seven years regardless of whether you pay it or not. Unfortunately, paying the collection could even lower your credit score.

However, it is possible to remove a collection account from your credit history before seven years.

(Debt collectors prefer that we didn’t tell you this, but it’s something you should know.)

Lexington Law is a professional credit repair company that helps people fix their credit.

In addition to collections, Lexington Law will help you challenge (and possibly remove) other inaccurate information from your credit report. These items include inquiries, late payments, charge-offs, foreclosures, repossessions, bankruptcies, and more.

Call Lexington Law now to learn more: (800) 220-0084

Northstar Location Services Contact Information

Address:

Northstar Location Services, LLC
4285 Genesee Street
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Website: https://www.gotonls.com

Phone number: (855) 211-4677 or (866) 224-9822

Should I contact or pay Northstar Location Services?

Nothing good can come from contacting a debt collection agency. And making payments on the debt will reset the clock. So instead of helping your credit, it could make it worse. Of course, there are times when it’s best to just pay the collection account, especially if it’s new, and you’re certain that it’s legit.

The best way to handle this is to work with a credit repair professional. They delete millions of negative items every year from companies like Northstar Location Services for millions of clients nationwide.

And they may be able to help you too.

Will Northstar Location Services sue me or garnish my wages?

In their attempt to collect a debt, a collection agency may resort to litigation. However, if you work with a law firm like Lexington Law, you have nothing to worry about. They will help you dispute the collection account with the credit bureaus and possibly remove it from your credit report. It’s also quite possible that you will never hear from or have to deal with Northstar Location Services again.

Call Lexington Law to learn how they can help you avoid lawsuits and remove negative items from your credit report that will significantly improve your credit scores.

Wage Garnishment

Some states allow wage garnishment, while others do not. It is important to note that if you are in a state that does not allow wage garnishment, it is illegal for a debt collector to threaten to garnish your wages.

It is also illegal for Northstar Location Services to make any claims they cannot or will not follow through on—this includes threatening to sue you or foreclose on your home.

Is Northstar Location Services hurting my credit score?

The missed payments that led to the collection harm your credit score. A collection account on your credit report further reduces your ability to qualify for new credit.

Debt collectors often buy and sell debt from one another, which can lead to multiple collections on your credit reports for the same account.

When this happens, if you don’t dispute the accounts with the credit bureaus and get them all removed, they will harm your credit score.

Northstar Location Services, LLC Complaints

Most collection agencies have numerous complaints filed against them with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Most consumer complaints are about inaccurate reporting, harassment, or failure to verify a debt. If a debt collector is harassing you, you may want to consider filing a complaint.

You have many consumer rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Lexington Law knows that you have rights, and Northstar Location Services does too.

Your Rights When Dealing with Northstar Location Services

There are strict regulations about what a debt collector can and cannot do in the United States. For example, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prevents the use of abusive or deceptive tactics to collect a debt. In addition, the FDCPA provides you with many rights to ensure that collection agencies don’t take advantage of you. In particular:

  • It is a violation of federal law for Northstar Location Services to report inaccurate or incomplete information on your credit report.
  • You have a legal right to request debt validation on an alleged debt. Send the collection agency a debt validation letter. By law, they have 30 days to prove to you that the debt is really yours and the total amount is accurate.
  • Northstar Location Services may not threaten or harass you, call you repeatedly, swear at you, or publicly publish a list of debtors.
  • Northstar Location Services must be honest about who they are and what they are attempting to do. They must notify you that they are a collection agency both orally and in writing.
  • Northstar Location Services cannot threaten to have you arrested, and they are not allowed to threaten to take legal action if they have no intention of doing so.

Remove Northstar Location Services From Your Credit Report Today!

Lexington Law specializes in disputing Northstar Location Services accounts. They have over 18 years of experience and have removed over 7 million negative items for their clients in 2020 alone.

If you’re looking for a reputable company to help you with collection accounts and repair your credit, consider working with Lexington Law.

You can give them a call at (800) 220-0084 for a free credit consultation. They have helped many people in your situation and have paralegals standing by waiting to take your call.