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  • Cancellation Rights

    When you sign a contract in most cases you cannot change your mind and cancel. So it is always a good idea to take your time and consider your purchases carefully before you sign. However consumers in Washington have the right to cancel in some cases under both state and federal laws. This brochure lists the main types of contracts which can be cancelled. Not all types of cancelable contracts have been included. Therefore it is wise to get legal advice if you have questions about cancelling. Read More

    By:
    Washington State Attorney General
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    Spanish / Español
  • I am not satisfied with a Construction Contractor’s Work: Filing Suit against the Contractor’s Bond

    You may want to sue a construction contractor because, for example, the contractor did not finish the job you hired him to do, or did not do a good job. If the contractor is bankrupt or does not have any other assets, you can sue against the contractor's bond. #0302EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Protect My Home: Hiring Contractors

    Step-by-step information on how to hire a contractor for various projects around your home. Read More

    By:
    Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
  • Rent-to-Own: Costly Convenience

    If you need furniture, appliances, consumer electronics, or tires and wheels, but don’t have the cash or credit to buy them outright, you may think a rent-to-own store is your last option. Learn more about just how costly rent-to-own can be. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
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