Who is a Consumer under the Texas DTPA? Probably you. Anybody who buys something or leases something is a consumer under the DTPA. If you bought it, you are a consumer under the Texas DTPA. Even if it is a service, you get the designation as a consumer. If you lease it, like a car, you are a consumer. If you have a written contract exceeding $100,000, then the DTPA does not apply. If you have a transaction, set of transactions or deals exceeding $500,000 then the DTPA; does not apply. If your DTPA claim is about your residence, then the $100,000 and $500,000 limitations do not apply. You can always bring a DTPA claim involing your residence.
So who is a DTPA Consumer in Texas? You are!!!!!!