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Question: we were approved for a car loan by a local bank. Explained that the vehicle was in our home state and that we knew the owner. Personal banker explained this on the phone. And then the bank changed its mind and said to buy a vehicle in Az. Needless to say as seniors with good credit we were very upset. Filed a complaint withCFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau). Told we could hire an attorney but am finding difficulty. Don't know what kind of attorney or if we have a case.

Answer: The Modest Means Project is available to those with limited income.  You may be able to qualify for an attorney at a reduced rate that would assist you.  You can contact the Legal Learn Center at 866-637-5341, or go online to www.azlawhelp.org and click on the legal learn link on the right hand side of the page to see if you qualify.  You would most likely be looking for a consumer law attorney.

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  • we were approved for a car loan by a local bank. Explained that the vehicle was in our home state and that we knew the owner. Personal banker explained this on the phone. And then the bank changed its mind and said to buy a vehicle in Az. Needless to say as seniors with good credit we were very upset. Filed a complaint withCFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau). Told we could hire an attorney but am finding difficulty. Don't know what kind of attorney or if we have a case.

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