NLSP CAN HELP WITH CONSUMER PROBLEMS
To get legal help from NLSP, you must first talk to an NLSP intake specialist, who will check eligibility. Click here for intake hours and locations. If you aren’t sure if your problem fits these categories, call 202-832-NLSP.
Currently, we are only able to provide advice and brief services for most consumer issues.
We will consider handling the following consumer problems for clients who meet our income guidelines:
-Improper collections practices
-Garnishments of exempt funds
-Illegal harassment by debt collectors
-Illegal fees or excessive interest rates
- Wrongful repossession of vehicles
- Predatory or Deceptive Practices
-Predatory or deceptive lending or installment purchase practices
- Wrongful termination of public utilities
- Contracts and warranties
We may offer advice and brief services for other consumer issues. If we cannot assist you, we will help find an organization that can.
NLSP also helps staff the Small Claims Resource Center in DC.
The Small Claims Resource Center provides legal and procedural information to Plaintiffs and Defendants involved in Small Claims Court proceedings in the District of Columbia, as well as to individuals considering filing actions in Small Claims Court.