South Carolina Legal Services attorney Susan Ingles discusses "hot topics" in auto fraud, including warranties, lemons, yo-yo sales, and repossessions. Whether you are buying a car, financing a car, having your car repossessed, or being sued over your vehicle, you have protections under federal and state laws.
Lawline FAQ: A consumer's right to cancel certain contracts is referred to as his "right to rescind" that contract. When consumers are in their own, or someone else's home they cannot walk away from a salesperson as they would in a retail store, and they are often persuaded to make a purchase by a skillful salesperson. For that reason, there are both state and federal laws which allow consumers to cancel credit sales contracts entered into in such situations.