Consumer Law

The Consumer Law Project (CLP) assists with a wide variety of consumer matters, including consumer fraud, unfair business practices, foreclosure and real estate fraud. The Debtor Assistance Project (DAP) is part of CLP. DAP assists with several types of bankruptcy-related matters. Read More

Contact Information


  Consumer Issues

  • Our Intake and Online Application are currently closed until January 7, 2019.
  • We offer a clinic at the Los Angeles Public Library twice a month.  Please click the following links for information on how to make an appointment:
    (English | Spanish)
    Note: 1/01/19 clinic moved to 1/08/19.

  Bankruptcy Assistance

  • Bankruptcy Intake Line
    (Flyers: English | Spanish)
    (213) 385-2977, ext. 704
  • L.A. Bankruptcy Self-Help Desk
    (Flyers: English | Spanish)
    Mondays and Wednesdays
    10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 2–4 p.m.
    Closed on court holidays
    Arrive 30-60 mins. early for security
  • Bankruptcy Self Help Desk Public Counsel's Bankruptcy Self-Help Desk provides walk-in bankruptcy advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Bankruptcy Find out answers to frequently asked questions about bankruptcy, how to use credit wisely after bankruptcy, and your legal rights during and after bankruptcy, in these publications from the National Consumer Law Center and Nolo Press.
  • Disputes with Attorneys The Los Angeles County Bar Association and California State Bar each offer methods for dealing a dispute you might have with an attorney you have hired.
  • Self-Help Resource Centers Located at Superior Court locations throughout L.A. County, Self-Help Resource Centers provide education and assistance to parties who do not have attorneys and need to complete documents and court procedures on their own.