Consumer Law

Winning attorneys who will settle consumer disputes!

Consumer Law, sometimes called Consumer Protection is a collection of state and federal laws which are aimed at protecting consumers from unfair trade practices by businesses to consumers. Consumer law encompasses many protections including but not limited to:

  • Bill Collector Regulation
  • Credit Repair
  • Debt Consolidation
  • Debt Repair
  • Fraud
  • Misrepresentation
  • Other Consumer/Business Interactions
  • Personal Loans
  • Pricing
  • Privacy Rights
  • Product Liability
  • Product Safety
  • Service And Sales Contracts
  • Unfair Business Practices
  • Utility Turnoffs

In summary, consumer law is the area of law that protects consumers from fraud and scams by companies. Additionally, this is generally the area of law, which allows consumers to file bankruptcy. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Justice Department enforce a multitude of consumer protection laws such as:

  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Truth in Lending Act
  • Fair Credit Billing Act
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

ShawLaw attorneys are well-versed in state and federal statute and law that serve to protect consumers against deceptive, manipulative, and/or unreasonable: Advertising, product quality, credit financing and reporting, debt collecting, leases, and other areas of consumer transactions. We have a wide variety of resources and experience to represent you against those companies that would take advantage of Houston area consumers.