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

 

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LEGAL ADVICE LINE

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

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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.

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond)
Feb 7 @ 9:30 am
Richmond Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics in Richmond at SparkPoint – Contra Costa West every First Friday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist with preparing …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond)
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm
Richmond Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics in Richmond at SparkPoint – Contra Costa West every First Friday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist with preparing …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City)
Feb 10 @ 9:30 am
Redwood City Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics in Redwood City at the San Mateo County Law Library every Monday at 9:30 am. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist with preparing answers and asserting …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City)
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm
Redwood City Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics in Redwood City at the San Mateo County Law Library every Monday at 9:30 am. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist with preparing answers and asserting …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Feb 13 @ 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. RSVP required: (415) 982-1300   Do you need information about bankruptcy? Do you need help with student loan debt? Are you being sued on a …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Feb 13 @ 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. RSVP required: (415) 982-1300   Do you need information about bankruptcy? Do you need help with student loan debt? Are you being sued on a …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am
San José Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics (in conjunction with SparkPoint San José and the Workforce Institute) every Third Thursday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm
San José Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics (in conjunction with SparkPoint San José and the Workforce Institute) every Third Thursday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am
Bay Point Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics in Bay Point at SparkPoint – Contra Costa East every Third Friday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist with …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm
Bay Point Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics in Bay Point at SparkPoint – Contra Costa East every Third Friday of the month at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. BayLegal Staff and Volunteers assist with …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Feb 27 @ 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   Do you need information about bankruptcy? Do you need help with student loan debt? Are you being sued on a …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Feb 27 @ 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   Do you need information about bankruptcy? Do you need help with student loan debt? Are you being sued on a …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont) 10:00 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont)
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am
Fremont Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics every 4th Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is located at SparkPoint Fremont at the Family Resource …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont)
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm
Fremont Bay Area Legal Aid hosts Consumer Rights Clinics every 4th Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. The clinic is located at SparkPoint Fremont at the Family Resource …

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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.