Consumer Protection

 

BayLegal’s consumer protection practice represents clients in cases involving:

  • Fair credit reporting
  • Fair debt collection practices
  • Defending third-party debt collection lawsuits
  • Bankruptcy counseling and advice
  • Unfair and deceptive advertising of financial products and services
  • Foreclosure prevention
  • Innocent spouse tax relief
  • Student loan collections
  • Federal student loan consolidation and discharge assistance
  • Criminal background check issues on housing/employment applications

 

Get Legal Help

LEGAL ADVICE LINE

Do you need help because creditors are calling or there are errors on your credit report? Are your wages being garnished?

Legal Advice Line

California Relay Service

Dial 7-1-1 or from TTY dial 1-800-735-2929 or visit California Relay Service for more information.

UPCOMING LEGAL CLINICS

Bay Area Legal Aid offers weekly Consumer Rights Clinics in Bay Point, Fremont, Redwood City, Richmond, and San José. Click here for all Legal Clinics.

Important notice concerning clinic availability and public health

In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, Bay Area Legal Aid is canceling all “in-person” Consumer Rights clinics until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be offering individual phone and/or online appointments each Thursday.  To schedule a phone and/or online appointment for legal information on your consumer issue, please RSVP to 800-551-5554.

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond)
Sep 4 @ 9:30 am
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics are held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be offering …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond)
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics are held virtually until further notice. Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be offering …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) @ MEDA | San Francisco | California | United States
Speak with an attorney about your consumer legal issues or if you are considering bankruptcy. Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) @ MEDA | San Francisco | California | United States
Speak with an attorney about your consumer legal issues or if you are considering bankruptcy. Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City)
Sep 14 @ 9:30 am
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City)
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) @ San Francisco Law Library | San Francisco | California | United States
Speak with an attorney about your consumer legal issues or if you are considering bankruptcy. RSVP required: (415) 982-1300   IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING CLINIC AVAILABILITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, Bay Area Legal Aid is …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) @ San Francisco Law Library | San Francisco | California | United States
Speak with an attorney about your consumer legal issues or if you are considering bankruptcy. RSVP required: (415) 982-1300   IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING CLINIC AVAILABILITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, Bay Area Legal Aid is …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont) 10:00 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont)
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont)
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm
Important Notice Concerning Clinic Availability and Public Health: In accord with COVID-19 public health advisories, all Consumer Rights clinics will be held virtually until further notice.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be …

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Legal Clinic BROCHURE

For more information about our upcoming clinics, please view the Consumer Clinics brochure, available below in English / disponible abajo en español.