Consumer Litigation

Dish Network Fined for Making Illegal Robocalls to Ohio Residents

Dish Network Fined for Making Illegal Robocalls to Ohio Residents

Dish Network was fined $280 million for using illegal robocalls to promote services in Ohio, Illinois, North Carolina, and California. Dish Network was telemarketing services to consumers registered on the “Do Not Call” list, a national registry provided by the Federal Trade Commission that allows consumers to register any number to avoid receiving future robocalls from any company...

Looking to Reduce Junk Mail for New Credit Cards

Looking to Reduce Junk Mail for New Credit Cards

Are you checking your mailbox every day and finding it cluttered with offers for new credit cards? Millions of other consumers are inconveniently dealing with the same dilemma and you can find a solution to reducing credit card junk mail with the help of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

How to Cancel your Match or EHarmony Contract in Ohio Without Playing the Cancellation Game

How to Cancel your Match or EHarmony Contract in Ohio Without Playing the Cancellation Game

The promise to cancel a contract should be just as promising as finding love online. Many online dating services require customers to sign a contract, pay monthly fees, enroll in automatic payment, and register for a membership plan that lasts anywhere from a couple months to a year...

What is Ohio Protects?

What is Ohio Protects?

OhioProtects.org is where you can report scams, ID theft, fraud, and file a complaint about a service or business in Ohio. By reporting a scam, ID theft, or filing a complaint you may help other consumers from being taken advantage of by a business in Ohio...

6 Key Provisions You Should Look for in Your Business Contracts Before Signing

6 Key Provisions You Should Look for in Your Business Contracts Before Signing

Getting asked to review and sign a contract is just as exciting as getting asked to read the index of your favorite encyclopedia. If you are like most of us, then you probably have no idea where to begin reading and probably end up skimming rather than reading...

Are you struggling to pay for your legal help?

Are you struggling to pay for your legal help?

There are many legal services in Ohio that help people with little or no income. There are pro bono attorneys, organizations where lawyers volunteer their time and services, and legal student services that you could use for a discounted rate or free...

Do you use prepaid money cards? You have 5 new rights

Do you use prepaid money cards? You have 5 new rights

Prepaid money cards now have similar protections regarding fraudulent and unauthorized charges as debit and credit cards...

Having problems with your new lemon vehicle? We can help

Having problems with your new lemon vehicle? We can help

If your brand new vehicle has a major problem that is not getting fixed it may be considered a lemon. In Ohio, vehicles that are under a year old or new vehicles with an odometer that reads less than 18,000 miles are considered a lemon if they have an unrepairable issue...

Your Credit Score May Surprisingly Rise

Your Credit Score May Surprisingly Rise

Credit reporting agencies are planning to remove some tax liens and civil debts from your credit report. By doing so, you may see an increase in your credit score if your credit score is currently being penalized by a tax lien or civil debt...

Do I have 3 days to cancel the transaction in Ohio?

Do I have 3 days to cancel the transaction in Ohio?

Depending on the type of transaction, a consumer can cancel within three days of the initial transaction and receive a full refund...

Meet Our New Associates

Doucet and Associates is pleased to announce and welcome Sean Kohl, Alex Keen, and John Miller to our team as associates. As a firm, we are very excited to have them join our team and are confident they will make a positive impact on our clients. Sean M. Kohl, Esq...

National Credit Education Month

National Credit Education Month

March is National Credit Education Month and Doucet & Associates would like to invite you to read some of our articles on improving your credit, keeping track of your credit report, and your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act...

What to look for when you are buying a new used car?

What to look for when you are buying a new used car?

Buying a used car can be exciting, stressful, and convenient for a consumer living on a budget and trying to save money. Many consumers are fearful about overpaying for a new used vehicle and buying an unreliable vehicle that will need repairs and extra maintenance...

Andrew Gerling: A New Shareholder at Doucet & Associates Co LPA

Andrew Gerling: A New Shareholder at Doucet & Associates Co LPA

We are proud to announce the promotion of Andrew Gerling to shareholder at Doucet & Associates Co., L.P.A...

What is your liability on debit and credit cards?

Many consumers have at least one debit card and one credit card. Understanding the liability differences between each and knowing when it is the right time to use them is important...