Other Consumer Law Issues

North Carolina Department of Justice: Tips for Military Personnel

The Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice offers tips specifically for military personnel. Read More.


Stateside Legal: Interactive Form: Motion to Stay Proceedings

You and your family have certain legal protections when you are called into active duty military service. These laws apply to members of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard and other uniformed services. For example, if you are sued while on active duty, you can get a 90 day stay of the lawsuit. But you have to request this delay. Read More.


Stateside Legal: Interactive Form: SCRA Letter from Commanding Officer

You and your family have certain legal protections when you are called into active duty military service. These laws apply to members of the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard and other uniformed services. To request either the original 90-day delay or an additional delay, you will need a “motion” and some supporting documents. The letter provides the required explanation from your Commanding Officer – that because of your military service you cannot go to court and you cannot take military leave. Read More.


North Carolina Department of Justice: File a Complaint

The Consumer Protection Division of the North Carolina Department of Justice enforces North Carolina’s consumer protection laws which are aimed at preventing unfair or deceptive trade practices.  Complaints can be submitted electronically or by mail. Read More.


North Carolina Legal Assistance for Military Personnel: Small Claims Court

North Carolina Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, Standing Committee of the North Carolina State Bar, offers tips for navigating small claims court including how to file a small claim, gathering evidence, preparing for trial, and the hearing itself. Read More.


North Carolina Consumers Council

North Carolina Consumers Council can provide guidance for consumers who have complaints about businesses, products, and service.  Read More.


North Carolina Department of Justice: Investment, Work and Money Making Schemes

If someone offers you a deal to make money that sounds too good to be true, read our tips first to avoid getting scammed. You can learn how to avoid phony business opportunities that take your money rather than help you make money. Read more.


North Carolina Department of Insurance: Consumer Protection Division

The Consumer Services Division can answer your questions about insurance-related issues involving auto, homeowners/renters, liability, life/annuities, disability, Medicare supplement, long-term care, dental, vision, hospital, accident, specified disease and other coverages. Read more.