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Consumer Law Resource Center

Who We Are

The Consumer Law Resource Center will be operating remotely through January 11th, 2021.


The Consumer Law Resource Center provides free legal and court information related to Consumer Law matters in the District of Columbia: 

  • Debt Collection
  • Home Improvement/Independent Contractor Disputes
  • Security Deposit Refunds
  • Small Claims Cases
  • Used Car or Car Repair Disputes
  • Utility Disputes
  • Violations of the Consumer Protection Procedures Act

The Resource Center does not help with evictions, government benefits, taxes, stay away/restraining orders, or domestic violence orders. Unless the case can be filed in the Small Claims Branch (cases seeking $5000 or less), the Resource Center does not help with car accidents, employment, personal injury, medical malpractice, or other tort cases.

We are open on Wednesdays from 9:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please see our flyer for more information.

Who We Serve

Language(s) Spoken
  • Albanian / Shqip
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Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve prisoners.

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Pro Se Legal Clinic
  • Self-Help Materials

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Walk-in +

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Please note that due to a high demand for services, it may be necessary for the Resource Center to limit the number of customers it sees each day and close intake before 12 p.m. Even if intake is closed early, all customers who have court dates that day will be seen if they sign in before 12 p.m. The Resource Center will, whenever possible, provide written materials and referrals to customers who cannot be seen that day.

General Contact Information

Consumer Law Resource Center
510 4th Street NW Room 208 (map)
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 780-2574
Last Review and Update: Feb 16, 2018

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