Description:Enforces laws prohibiting false advertising, unfair competition and other forms of consumer fraud. Files civil lawsuits on behalf of the People of the State of California to obtain civil penalties, restitution for victims and injunctive relief for violations of these laws. Receives consumer complaints from the public and attempts to resolve them or refer them to appropriate governmental agencies. Cannot give legal advice to consumers nor represent a private citizen who seeks return of his money or other personal remedies. Unit Attorneys also file criminal and civil actions for violations of environmental protection laws, such as unlawful disposal of hazardous waste. These actions result in criminal sanctions, civil penalties and clean up orders. Staff members are available to make presentations to groups regarding consumer and environmental topics.
Public Transit:SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.
400 County Center, 3rd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063 37.4881077 -122.2309704 Government
- Disabled Parking
- Disabled Restroom
How to Apply:Apply by mail. All consumer complaints must be in writing. Complaint forms may be obtained by phone or at Web site.
Service Wait Estimate:Varies.
- San Mateo County