Consumer Law Handbook

Authored By: Houston Bar Association
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Consumer Law Handbook



Please click the link below for the Houston Bar Association's Consumer Law Handbook. The handbook is designed for Harris County but contains good and useful information you can refer to for more help on your issues. 

The handbook is divided into topics affecting consumers in a question and answer format. All of the issues and rights of consumers cannot be addressed in the handbook below, but it should provide a broad overview of your rights and remedies. The handbook contains information on the following subjects:

  • Resolving Disputes

  • Contracts

  • Warranties

  • The DTPA: Consumer Protection From Sellers

  • Purchasing An Automobile

  • Car Buyer Check List

  • Reposession

  • Credit Card/Debit Card Liability

  • Debt Collection

  • Judgement

  • Payday Loans

  • Credit Reports - How To Protect and Repair

  • Telemarketing Fraud

  • Insurance


  • Landlord/Tenant Relationships

  • Homeowner Rights

  • Resource and Referral Numebrs

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Last Review and Update: Feb 19, 2015