Consumer Protection Law

Consumer protection law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Consumer Protection Law Questions
My former client refuses to pay $480 in late fees (past 30
My former client refuses to pay $480 in late fees (past 30 days). I do not use a signed credit agreement with clients and base my relationships on payment history. My invoices clearly state that 2% wi… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
3,436 satisfied customers
If I am a vender providing security service to a company every
If I am a vender providing security service to a company every day of the month, and I give the company a billing invoice between the first day and 10-day of the following month and they do not pay, a… read more
CalAttorney2
CalAttorney2
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,845 satisfied customers
What happens If you don't pay an unpaid invoice for a provided
What happens If you don't pay an unpaid invoice for a provided service? I sign up online for a business who were suppose to repair a device for me, over email they mentioned that there will still be $… read more
Attorney 1
Attorney 1
2,754 satisfied customers
What is the legal rate a vendor of services (installation of
What is the legal rate a vendor of services (installation of wiring) in Colorado can charge a client for late fees (actually they are referring to them as "a 10% service fee per month")? And does the … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I rent a storage unit in NJ from a company called Smart Storage.
I rent a storage unit in NJ from a company called Smart Storage. They refuse to invoice their customers...either in hard copy bills or by email. I am ONLY able to pay their bills on line with a credit… read more
Attorney 1
Attorney 1
2,754 satisfied customers
my question regards XXXXX XXXXX interest rate laws. "Under section
my question regards XXXXX XXXXX interest rate laws. "Under section 56 – 8 3, the state legal maximum interest rate is 15% per anum in the absence of a written agreement fixing a different way unquote.… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
Id like to learn more about Virginia usury laws. I am facing
I'd like to learn more about Virginia usury laws. I am facing a warrant in debt. I purchased a drum set from a music store for $560. I later found out I could have purchased it new online for $250. I … read more
LawBeagle
LawBeagle
820 satisfied customers
We are a creative design studio and printer. We have clients
We are a creative design studio and printer. We have clients that have terms and want to know what is the maximum finance charge we can charge on past due invoice payments. We are in Arizona… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
Lawyer
128,446 satisfied customers
We are a buy here pay here carlot in SC. All questions pertain
We are a buy here pay here carlot in SC. All questions pertain to SC. Can we repo without right to cure on first payment default? (customer fails to make first payment)? Can we repo without right to c… read more
Ely
Ely
Counselor at Law
Juris Doctor
3,436 satisfied customers
I sell pianos. Is there a maximum late fee or interest I can
I sell pianos. Is there a maximum late fee or interest I can charge if a customer is late or does not pay the balance due on his account?… read more
Infolawyer
Infolawyer
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
7,125 satisfied customers
Can a local Building Supply Co. in WV continue to charge a
Can a local Building Supply Co. in WV continue to charge a contractor interest and late charges on the balance of an account after they have stopped allowing the contractor credit, (no more charges). … read more
Steinlaw
Steinlaw
Attorney/Principal
JD
1,704 satisfied customers
I purchased a sewing machine, financed on an interest free
I purchased a sewing machine, financed on an interest free promotion. The loan payment was $330 per month but I paid $500 a month. With my paydays falling every two weeks, there were two incidents my … read more
Jack R.
Jack R.
Partner
Juris Doctor
6,136 satisfied customers
Does S.C. have a legal limit on interest rates charged to consumers
Does S.C. have a legal limit on interest rates charged to consumers for personal loans ? Our daughter lives in S.C. and is being charged 27.99% on a personal loan from CitiFinancial ; is this legal ?… read more
Steinlaw
Steinlaw
Attorney/Principal
JD
1,704 satisfied customers
We bought a wedding dress for $700.00 and it is on a charge
We bought a wedding dress for $700.00 and it is on a charge card with HSBC. We bought it 09/06. There was only 6 month no pay. We still owe 1021.25. We found out the reason why. One was were sometimes… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,656 satisfied customers
What is the maximum late charge that a lender can collect on
What is the maximum late charge that a lender can collect on a mobile home loan in Georgia?… read more
Steinlaw
Steinlaw
Attorney/Principal
JD
1,704 satisfied customers
Im selling my car. I have a buyer but the buyer wants to
I'm selling my car. I have a buyer but the buyer wants to pay me in monthly installment over 3 years. Where can I get a contract for this for both of us to complete?… read more
J.Hazelbaker
J.Hazelbaker
Doctoral Degree
4,367 satisfied customers
My boat is in Seattle Washington, Im in Texas. I have a worker
My boat is in Seattle Washington, I'm in Texas. I have a worker on board and he is doing work. I have requested original receipts - he's sent copies. I am just past 30 days on his invoice. I dispute h… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,656 satisfied customers
If you receive a bill for services quarterly prior to the period
If you receive a bill for services quarterly prior to the period it is for and you pay the bill within that quarter, but past the due date, can they charge you a late fee?… read more
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Certified Mediator
Juris Doctorate
19,942 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