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

  • Home Improvements

    Information from MidPenn Legal Services providing information when deciding whether to make home repairs. Content Detail

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    MidPenn Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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
  • 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
  • Credit Practices Rule

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. on the Federal Trade Commission rule that applies to lenders and sellers when they sell to consumers on credit. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • 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
  • Co-Signing for Loans and Purchases

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association on the dangers of co-signing on a loan or purchase. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • A Guide to Credit Card Court in Blair County

    Information from MidPenn Legal Services on the procedures followed in the special “credit card court” established in Blair County, Pennsylvania. Read More

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    MidPenn Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Billing Errors

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. on your rights under the Fair Credit Billing Act. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Closed End Credit

    Information from Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc. on credit agreements requiring you to repay a predetermined amount, on specific dates, making a specific number of payments. Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Home Improvement Contracts

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association to help you when you enter into a home improvement contract. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • 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
  • 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
  • Arbitration and Mediation

    Consumer information pamphlet from the Pennsylvania Bar Association. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bringing Suit Before a Magisterial District Judge

    Consumer information pamphlet from the Pennsylvania Bar Association. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • 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