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?

Legal Advice Line

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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can resume in-person clinics, we will be offering a limited number of individual phone and/or online appointments on Thursdays.  To schedule a phone and/or online appointment for legal information on your consumer issue, please RSVP at 800-551-5554.

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond)
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Richmond)
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Apr 9 @ 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, Bay Area Legal Aid is canceling all “in-person” Consumer Rights …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Apr 9 @ 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, Bay Area Legal Aid is canceling all “in-person” Consumer Rights …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City)
Apr 13 @ 9:30 am
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Redwood City)
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Jose)
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Bay Point)
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco) 9:30 am
Consumer Rights Clinic (San Francisco)
Apr 23 @ 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)
Apr 23 @ 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)
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont) 1:00 pm
Consumer Rights Clinic (Fremont)
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm
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 at least April 12, 2020.  Until we can …

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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.