Much of consumer and debt law is governed by state laws and regulations. Below you'll find articles and links specific to California on various issues related to debt, bankruptcy, and foreclosure.
What Is the Statute of Limitations on Credit Card Debt in California?
In most cases, your credit card company must sue you within four years of your payment default.
California Wage Garnishment Law
Learn about the limits on creditor wage garnishments in California.
What Is the California Fair Debt Collection Practices Act?
The California Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibits debt collectors and creditors from using unfair, deceptive, or harassing behaviors.