State and Local Consumer Agencies in Georgia

State and Local Consumer Agencies in Georgia

 

State Consumer Protection Offices
City, county, regional, and state consumer offices offer a variety of important services. They might mediate complaints, conduct investigations, prosecute offenders of consumer laws, license and regulate professional service providers, provide educational materials and advocate for consumer rights. To save time, call before sending a written complaint. Ask if the office handles the type of complaint you have and if complaint forms are provided.
Georgia Office of the Attorney General

 

Website:Georgia Office of the Attorney General
Toll Free:

 

1-800-869-1123
Phone Number:404-651-8600

 

 

Banking Authorities
The officials listed in this section regulate and supervise state-chartered banks. Many of them handle or refer problems and complaints about other types of financial institutions as well. Some also answer general questions about banking and consumer credit. If you are dealing with a federally chartered bank, check Federal Agencies.
Georgia Department of Banking and Finance

 

Website:Department of Banking and Finance

 

Toll Free:

 

1-888-986-1633
Phone Number:770-986-1633

 

 

Insurance Regulators
Each state has its own laws and regulations for each type of insurance. The officials listed in this section enforce these laws. Many of these offices can also provide you with information to help you make informed insurance buying decisions.
Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

 

Website:Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

 

Toll Free:

 

1-800-656-2298
Phone Number:404-656-2070

 

 

Securities Administrators
Each state has its own laws and regulations for securities brokers and securities – including stocks, mutual funds, commodities, real estate, etc. The officials and agencies listed in this section enforce these laws and regulations. Many of these offices can also provide information to help you make informed investment decisions.
Georgia Secretary of State

 

Website:Secretary of State

 

Toll Free:

 

1-844-753-7825
Emailregistrations@sos.ga.gov