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NYC Consumer Debt Defense Project
Civil Legal Advice and Referral Office (CLARO NYC):

Information about the CLARO program. Get dates and times for all five boroughs.

New York Unified Court System - eCourts: http: //

Use the court's free case information service to view information on both active and disposed cases in Civil Supreme and Local Civil Courts. Also, by signing up for their Track case tracking service you can receive email updates and appearance reminders for Civil Supreme and Local Civil Court cases.

NYC Department of Consumer Affairs - Consumer Resources:

Information on filing a complaint, conducting a process server license check, submitting FOIL requests, etc.

Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP) - Resources for Consumers:

Tons of great information and resources on community banking & finance; credit reports & credit scores; debt collection; defending creditor lawsuits; identity theft; and foreclosure prevention & predatory lending.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:

Learn about the CFPB, see what they're up to, submit a complaint, learn more about your rights as a consumer, or just poke around!

National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA):

Learn about NACA, the issues they're working on, and their legislative activity. Also, use their directory to find consumer law attorneys in your area.

National Consumer Law Center (NCLC):

Learn about NCLC: issues they're championing, consulting services, special projects, litigation project, model legislation, conferences, and trainings.

New Yorkers for Responsible Lending (NYRL):

Learn about NYRL, check out the latest NYRL news, and join the coalition.

Center for Responsible Lending:

Read up on issues, such as payday lending, credit cards, overdraft lending, and more!

Public Citizen Consumer Law & Policy Blog:

A group blog on consumer law and policy by lawyers and law professors. Sponsored by Public Citizen's Consumer Justice Project.

Caveat Emptor Blog:

Seeking Justice for Consumers. A blog that covers topics in debt collection, bankruptcy, online privacy, personal finance & consumer rights.

Credit Slips:

A blog that discusses issues in credit, finance, and bankruptcy.

Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net

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