Consumer Help Links
GET UP, STAND UP! STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS!
Here is how to let your California State Representative know you value protections for consumers, not handouts for the car industry and banking lobbyists!
Follow this link, and enter your zipcode. That will give you the name and phone number for your state Senator and Assembly Representative. www.leginfo.ca.gov/yourleg.html
Consumer Info and Advocacy
FoolProof: Consumer Advice and Education Videos: http://www.foolproofme.com
Consumers Union: Consumer Reports Webwatch Consumer Reports is the consumer’s best friend
Housing Opportunities Collaborative — Fair housing and foreclosure information
Center for Auto Safety Help and advocacy regarding car safety defects
National Consumer Law Center
Utilities Consumer Action Network (UCAN) Consumer advocacy and information
Center for Responsible Lending Help and advocacy regarding all forms of consumer lending
Bud Hibb’s Consumer Justice Advice and information about debt collectors
Center for Automobile Reliability and Safety Advice and advocacy for California consumers
Car Talk from NPR — Advice and humor about problem cars
California Attorney General lemon law
This page has useful information about the lemon law in California and about the Attorney General’s office
US Government defect database
This page includes a list of all recalls, owner complaints, etc, since 1980. You can request the entire file for any case by looking up the number on this page.
Federal Consumer Law
Full text of the Magnusson-Moss Warranty Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act