Consumer Protection Law

Consumer protection law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Consumer Protection Law Questions
Recently I became the victim of a work from home scam. I was
Hi recently I became the victim of a work from home scam. I was convinced to deposit a cashier's check and then use those funds to send wired funds to an individual with routing number that ended up t… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
517 satisfied customers
My neice has a issue with a bank, she is 19. she lost her
my neice has a issue with a bank, she is 19. she lost her debit card. someone found it and somehow was able to deposit. the check came back and now holding her responsible for that check. also holding… read more
Zachary Fowler
Zachary Fowler
General Counsel
Juris Doctorate
41 satisfied customers
I have had some issues cashing my trust fund check, Los
i have had some issues cashing my trust fund check, … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
48,042 satisfied customers
I have been working with a craigslist apartment selling
I have been working with a craigslist apartment selling company and my bank has froze my bank account saying I can't have my own money from my other job I work because they think it was fraudulent mon… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
24,627 satisfied customers
I opened a new account at key bank and made a chasheres
I opened a new account at key bank and made a chasheres check from chase bank deposit the head teller told me it will be available the next day . I went in to retrieve the money as I just moved and ne… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,343 satisfied customers
Is it illegal to cash a check business client of a bank
Is it illegal to cash a check for a business client of a bank (SunTrust) who brings a check from another bank (Chase) who has an account with their institution under the same business name, who writes… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,371 satisfied customers
I was the victim of fradulant I received from a company in
I was the victim of fradulant I received from a company in Canada which I deposited in my business account. Check in question was a large check and the bank teller accepted the check and check was not… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,371 satisfied customers
3 months ago I kited several checks from one of my accounts
3 months ago I kited several checks from one of my accounts to another. The bank caught on and put holds on my checks and mainly I could only deposit cash. I got an account at a new bank but left this… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
I am a victim of an internet scam which has resulted in my
I am a victim of an internet scam which has resulted in my bank account being frozen and my owing the bank nearly $5000.00, due to what I thought was an internet job. I was approached via the internet… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
24,627 satisfied customers
I deposited a check into my bank account. Two weeks later,
I deposited a check into my bank account. Two weeks later, the funds were reversed and debited out of my account. The check was returned and codes as "refer to maker". The owner of the account the che… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,343 satisfied customers
Hello, I have several creditor judgments on my name, and
Hello, I have several creditor judgments on my name, and therefore, cannot open a personal bank account for risk of having it levied against. However, I work for a check and need to cash it somehow, s… read more
David L
David L
Doctoral Degree
1,604 satisfied customers
Account closure due to fraud, what happens now?: I went into
Account closure due to fraud, what happens now?: I went into the bank to cash a check and withdraw funds and found out there was a block on my account due to "misuse". My banker and I contacted loss p… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
24,627 satisfied customers
I recieved a letter and check from American Dominion Lottery
I recieved a letter and check from American Dominion Lottery Syndicates. Is it real or a scam?… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
After receiving a check from Customers compensatin draw,I called
After receiving a check from Customers compensatin draw,I called the bank it was written on to verify the check. A financial assistant at the bank verified that the check was legit and good,so I depos… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,679 satisfied customers
I cashed a tenants $300. check in July at a Chase bank where
I cashed a tenants $300. check in July at a Chase bank where she had her account(at another branch) Two weeks later Chase researched and found my mortgage account and covered the obviously deficient f… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
Hi, I deposited a check drawn on a bank in Canada in my
Hi, I deposited a check drawn on a bank in Canada in my US bank account in February 2009. I confirmed with the bank that the funds will not be available for withdrawal until the check had cleared. The… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I own a small limo company and I am contracted through a large
I own a small limo company and I am contracted through a large Limo Company. When my employer paid me his checks almost always bounced. I opened an account at the bank my employer uses - and would sto… read more
RGMacEsq
RGMacEsq
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
604 satisfied customers
I opened a new account with Bank of America, deposited a check
I opened a new account with Bank of America, deposited a check which turned out to be fraudulent. I did not attempt to draw against any funds in my account until, I was certain that the check had clea… read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 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

7,273 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