Victims of domestic violence often also experience consumer law problems as a result of the dv relationship. This is a screening tool to help victims and advocates identify possible consumer problems, that should be addressed in order to give the victim the fullest possible relief. 20 pages. Created by the National Consumer Law Center and the Center for Survivor Agency and Justice.
What are your rights under West Virginia's Consumer Laws? Knowledge is power and it may mean the difference between being taken advantage of in the marketplace as a consumer. Empower yourself with the knowledge you need to combat fraud, scam, and others. Test your knowledge to better prepare yourself against consumer fraud in the real world. Click here to go to the WV Attorney General's "Consumer Knowledge" page, to learn about your rights in West Virginia.
This is a link to the WV Attorney General's web site. On that site, click "For Consumers" to go to the Consumer Protection & Anti-Trust Division. There you will find much helpful information about consumer rights and protections.
The National Consumer Law Center has been, for more than 30 years, one of the leading voices for consumer protection in America. Connect to their web site for helpful information, brochures, books and publications, reports, and all sorts of consumer information.
Are you a tenant in a building that was foreclosed on, where the landlord didn't pay the mortgage? If so, the new owner may NOT have the right to tell you to move out immediately. Find out more with this information from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
NOTICE TO TENANTS OF BUILDINGS SOLD AT FORECLOSURE AFTER MAY 20, 2009
Can the person who buys the building at foreclosure make me leave right away?
The FTC has made it easy for consumers to report a fraud to the law enforcement agency through a toll-free Consumer Help Line, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357). The line is staffed by counselors from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Learn more about the complaint line with this information from the US Federal Trade Commission.
No doubt you've purchased a product or service that you weren't happy with. Rather than accepting the situation, take action. After all, businesses want to keep you happy so you'll keep coming back. Learn more about some simple strategies for resolving a problem you may have with a product or service, with information from the US Federal Trade Commission.
Link to the web site of the national Consumer Law Center for this excerpt from their excellent book "Guide to Surviving Debt." Guidance about how to set "debt priorities" that will be best for you and your family.
A web site coordinated by the National Consumers League. Get information, or submit a complaint, about a range of types of consumer fraud: telemarketing, internet fraud, scams against elders, counterfeit drugs, and others.
Do you have a complaint about a car or truck that you bought in West Virginia? Or about the dealer that sold it? You can file a complaint with the WV Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division. That office may be able to help you work out a resolution with the seller. Click here to get the Motor Vehicle Complaint form.
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