Consumer Protection

Once you enter into a contract, you may discover that the deal was not as good as you thought, or feel tricked or cheated by the other party. How can you terminate a contract and get a refund, or...

Introducing the important concepts of product liability law, and when the manufacturer, distributor or seller of a defective or dangerous product may be liable for injuries caused the product.

Why you should have a written fee agreement with your lawyer, how retainers work, how lawyer fees are calculated, and what you should expect from your fee contract.

What are junk bonds, and what are the risks and benefits of investment.

Common mistakes made by used car sellers that can create financial and legal nightmares.

Common mistakes that people make when purchasing a used car, and how to avoid them.

What are your rights and legal remedies if you're served contaminated food at a restaurant, resulting in food poisoning or other injury.

You've seen the ads, infomercials, and maybe even some reality shows that make it look like it's fast and easy to make a fortune in real estate -- but odds are the only person getting rich is the...

When might a lawyer get in trouble for including an honor or rating on their website or in other advertising materials.

Did you receive a phone call telling you that the IRS has obtained a warrant for your arrest? Don't send any money.

Common forms of securities fraud committed online or by email.

What do the claims that lawyers make on their websites and in their marketing materials mean, and which claims can help you figure out if a lawyer is truly skilled.

How consumer products, including some that on their surface seem safe or simple, may result in potentially serious injury.

How to find and hire a good personal injury lawyer.

Suggestions for finding and working effectively with a credit counseling service, and your legal rights when dealing with an unscrupulous service.

Tips for avoiding problems when using a home inspector for a real estate purchase.

Tips to protect yourself from fraudulent investment schemes, whether encountered online, through a telemarketer, or through some other misleading promotion.

What is constitutes securities fraud, and common examples of fraudulent activity.

An introduction to securities arbitration.

An overview of securities law and regulation, including federal, state and private regulation.

Basic rights of California home purchasers.

Special considerations when making sales to people with disabilities.