How to Remove Performant Recovery From Your Credit Report

Is Performant Recovery 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 Performant Recovery, Inc.?

Performant Recovery, Inc. aka Performant Financial is a debt collection agency located in Livermore, California. They acquired Premiere Credit of North America in August 2018.

You may see them listed on your credit report as a collections account. This can happen if you forgot to pay a bill or defaulted on your student loans and your account was sent to a debt collector.

Who does Performant Recovery collect for?

Performant Recovery specializes in collecting student loan debt and debts for state & federal government.

How can I remove Performant Recovery 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 Firm is a 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

Performant Recovery, Inc. Contact Information

Address:

Performant Recovery, Inc.
333 North Canyons Pkwy Ste 100
Livermore, CA 94551

Phone number: (866) 256-0057

Should I contact or pay Performant Recovery?

Nothing good can come from speaking to a collection agency on the phone. 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 Performant Recovery for millions of clients nationwide.

And they may be able to help you too.

Will Performant Recovery sue me or garnish my wages?

It’s possible, but 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 Performant Recovery 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. 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 Performant Recovery to make any claims they cannot or will not follow through on—this includes threatening to sue you or foreclose on your home.

Performant Recovery, Inc. 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 you find yourself facing any of these situations with Performant Recovery, you should also 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 Performant Recovery does too.

Your Rights When Dealing with Performant Recovery, Inc.

Debt collectors must abide by state and federal laws in the United States. For example, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits a collection agency from using abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices. 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 Performant Recovery 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.
  • Performant Recovery may not threaten or harass you, call you repeatedly, swear at you, or publicly publish a list of debtors.
  • Performant Recovery 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.
  • Performant Recovery 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 Performant Recovery From Your Credit Report Today!

Lexington Law specializes in disputing Performant Recovery 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.