Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

National

Information about Credit and Loans - Federal Trade Commission

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/credit-and-loans

 

Get Your Credit Report for Free - Federal Trade Commission

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free-credit-reports

 

Information About Payday Loans - Federal Trade Commission

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0097-payday-loans

 

Don't Pay to Borrow Your Own Money: The Risks and Costs of Tax Refund Anticipation Loans - National Consumer Law Center

http://www.nclc.org/images/pdf/older_consumers/english_brochures/eng_dont_pay_to_borrow.pdf

 

Eight Things to Think About Before You Take a New Card - National Consumer Law Center

http://www.nclc.org/images/pdf/older_consumers/credit_cards_eight_things.pdf

 

Information About Student Loans - Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Education

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0160-student-loans

 

Protecting Against Credit Card Fraud - Federal Trade Commission

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0216-protecting-against-credit-card-fraud

 

East Tennessee

Representing Yourself in a Consumer Dispute

http://www.selegal.org/consumer.htm

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

 

Additional Resources

FORMS:

Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

 

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION:

Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

 

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