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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Loan, Contract & Warranty issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Consumer Action Handbook

    The General Services Administration (GSA) updates and publishes this valuable resource every year. In this handbook, the GSA's Office of Citizen Services brings you the latest information on your consumer rights and responsibilities. Content Detail

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    U.S. General Services Adminiatration
  • Consumer Information from the Federal Trade Commission

    This section of the FTC website offers practical information on a variety of consumer topics. The information here can help you avoid rip-offs and exercise your consumer rights. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • FHA Reverse Mortgages (HECMs) for Seniors

    Information about the FHA's Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program. The HECM is FHA's reverse mortgage program that enables you to withdraw a portion of your home's equity. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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    Spanish / Español
  • Lancaster County: Judge Henry S. Kenderdine Jr. Self Help Center

    Located on the first floor of the Lancaster County Courthouse, the Lancaster County Court Self Help Center opened in July 2004. The main purpose of the center is to provide one central location where self-represented litigants can obtain some of the information and forms that they may need to represent themselves in certain types of court actions. Read More

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    Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas
  • Loans & Credit - Know Your Options Before You Sign.

    Informational brochure on different types of loans and credit arrangements that are available so that you can make the right choice when entering into an agreement. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Loan Smarts

    Consumer Advisory from the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General offering some advice that every applicant for a loan should consider before entering into any kind of loan agreement. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Money Matters - Dealing With Debt

    If you are behind in paying your bills, you can expect to hear from a debt collector. This website from the Federal Trade Commission explains your rights and options when dealing with a debt collector or money problems. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • PA Courts Public Access Policy - Filing Requirements in the Courts (Video)

    Effective on January 6, 2018, a new Public Access Policy is in effect in Pennsylvania Courts. This policy imposes requirements on anyone filing court documents in the trial and appellate courts to safeguard information in the documents they file. The Pennsylvania Courts have released this series of videos that explain the judiciary’s new policy for protecting confidential information and the required steps you must take to protect that information when filing documents in the courts. Content Detail

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    Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
  • What are my rights as a consumer when I join a health club?

    Consumer Advisory from the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General on your rights and responsibilities when joining a health club. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
  • Your Right to Rescind

    Consumer Advisory from the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General concerning the circumstances where you have a right to rescind or cancel certain types of contracts. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General