Consumer Law Essentials from People's Law School describes how to protect yourself when you buy something or hire someone to perform a service. Learn your rights for common consumer purchases and contracts, and steps you can take when something goes wrong.
At People's Law School, we believe accurate, plain English information can help people take action to work out their legal problems. This resource explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. It is not intended as legal advice. Legal advice applies the law to an individual's specific situation. If you want assurance that any information is appropriate to your specific situation, or recommendations on next steps with a specific legal problem, please contact a legal professional. Some sources of legal help are highlighted in the Where to Get Help section.