Consumer Protection Law

Consumer protection law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Consumer Protection Law Questions
I recently just paid off a judgement a couple months ago now
I recently just paid off a judgement a couple months ago now I see there trying to take wages out my check. How do I stop this if the balance was paid in full… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
A delinquent account was sold to a collection agency who now
A delinquent account was sold to a collection agency who now has sent a notice to appear in court for a pretrial hearing. It says that not showing up will be an automatic admission of financial respon… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
A collection agency just emptied my bank accounts with a court
A collection agency just emptied my bank accounts with a court order for a colonoscopy I had 8 years ago. Is there a statute of limitations issue here? Also, I was under the impression that collection… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
How do I stop a judgement from out of state in Calif. and I
How do I stop a judgement from out of state in Calif. and I reside in Wa? I received a notice of levy on all accounts. Is there a statue of limitations for judgements? It's not even on my credit repor… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,074 satisfied customers
Five Star Law: If I default on my car lease and do a voluntary
Five Star Law: If I default on my car lease and do a voluntary turn in, can the car financing company still come after me for owed monies and win or get access to my monies in any way? Or am I just a … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I have a judgement against be from several years ago for a
I have a judgement against be from several years ago for a bad credit card debt. I live in Texas. The company that won the judgement recently sold the judgement and debt to another debt collection com… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Hello,On 7/27/2011 a default judgement was made against me
Hello,On 7/27/2011 a default judgement was made against me by a collection agency. I found this out by a court name search system on December 24,2011. On December 28 2011 I filed a motion to set aside… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
what can I do to stop a collection action for over $80,000
what can I do to stop a collection action for over $80,000 that I do not owe? Wells Fargo bank obtained the judgement by fraud. Its attorney obtained the judgment by filing a false charge against me. … read more
Teacher Editor
Teacher Editor
Teacher
Doctoral Degree
740 satisfied customers
How to stop a judgement on an outstanding credit card bill
How to stop a judgement on an outstanding credit card bill when it is in at attoneys hands or collection agency ?… read more
MShore Law
MShore Law
Doctoral Degree
1,233 satisfied customers
Since there doesnt appear to be any attorney who is willing
Since there doesn't appear to be any attorney who is willing to take a collection for residential rent and damagaes ($13,000) on a contingency basis. Is there any lawyer in the Naples area that would … read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
Won a judgement in small claims cout agaisnt an individual
Won a judgement in small claims cout agaisnt an individual roofing company who took my money and no work even started. They started making payment on the judgement (3 payments recieved) and then stopp… read more
N Cal Attorney
N Cal Attorney
JD
6,950 satisfied customers
What is the law concerning judgements on delinquent accounts.
What is the law concerning judgements on delinquent accounts. I have a judgement from a layoff and I have been paying on it for a few years, the balance is not going down. I still get colletion notice… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
Received a letter from a collection agency out of the blue
Received a letter from a collection agency out of the blue stating that my husband owes $3820.52 for an American Express account. They state the purchased balance is $81822 and Interest of $3003.30 wi… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
Palisades Collection sued me and I didnt have the money to
Palisades Collection sued me and I didn't have the money to respond and they got a default judgement. The account they sued me for is an ATT account that ATT has no record of. It is a fake account num… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
I have found that a credit card was opened with a ss # XXXXX
I have found that a credit card was opened with a ss # XXXXX name with a different middle name. Now a debt collection company has sent me a letter stating they have a judgement against me (same wrong … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
My friend owes over $2000 in credit card debt. He has no job
My friend owes over $2000 in credit card debt. He has no job and no income whatsoever. I have been making minimum payments for him. What would credit cards do if I stopped payments? He has no check to… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
judgement creditors/how far back can they go to find out my
judgement creditors/how far back can they go to find out my cash withdrawls at a bank assuming i took them way before they ever got the judgement? 2 /can they look at my parents accounts if they think… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Hi,Thankyou for the response earlier to my question earlier,
Hi,Thankyou FLAandNYLawyer for the response earlier to my question earlier, and I was wondering if you could clarify a couple things. Can I look at my county public record to see if there is any judge… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Infolawyer

Infolawyer

Lawyer

7,125 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,436 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

1,679 satisfied customers

Attorney,17 years experience in consumer protection areas

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

1,227 satisfied customers

16+ yrs. of legal experience.

LADY LAWYER

LADY LAWYER

Lawyer

748 satisfied customers

Consumer Lawyer

RGMacEsq

RGMacEsq

Lawyer

604 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

517 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x