Consumer Law and Credit/Debt Law

This manual is for paralegals, legal information counsellors, and lawyers with clients who have consumer or debt problems. It covers 46 topics, including:

  • bankruptcy,
  • creditors,
  • debtors,
  • fraud,
  • harassment,
  • leases,
  • mortgages and foreclosure,
  • payday loans,
  • prepayment rights,
  • recovery of goods, and
  • torts of assault and trespass.

Also includes consumer and debtor statutes, case citations, and consumer and debtor resources.

Note: Most of the manual is up to date as of November 2012, except Chapter 33: Limitations, which was updated in June 2013.

This publication is for people who are familiar with legal concepts.

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