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Collecting Payments Using Private Child Support Agencies

Many parents face the challenge of collecting child support, and can't afford to hire an attorney and aren't seeing results from government child support service agencies. Another option may be a priv... Read more

Dealing with Credit Reporting Agencies & Bureaus

Chances are that your financial information is on file at one or more consumer reporting agencies (CRAs), which are also known as credit bureaus or consumer credit reporting agencies. These companies... Read more

Scam Alert: Fraudulent Adoption Agencies

Adoption agencies may be incompetent or fraudulent If you're thinking of adopting, you should investigate a potential agency by asking questions and checking the agency's reputation with other ... Read more

Government Agencies

The US Government has aggressively adopted the web. Take a look at some of the more requested agencies, Acts and topics that you may be familiar with, but would like additional information about. At... Read more

Federal Law And Agencies

Access the U.S. Constitution and Amendments, branches of government, courts and laws as well as Federal government agencies which offer a wide range of information at their respective sites. Take time... Read more

Minnesota Attorney General Sues Employment Agency

A lot of people are looking for jobs these days. And they're doing more than looking through classified ads in the paper and searching online. Rather, they're paying employment agencies to help them i... Read more

Employment of Veterans by Federal Agencies

Did you serve in the military? Are you currently looking for a civilian job now that your service is over? The federal government hires many veterans for agency jobs. It recognizes the sacrifices vete... Read more

Assistance with Adoption: Attorneys, Agencies or Facilitators

If you seek to adopt a child, you will be faced with a choice: use a licensed adoption agency or use an independent adoption facilitator who acts as an intermediary between you and the child's birth p... Read more

State Law And Agencies

State Lawyers, Law & Resources Some laws apply to all states, but many only apply at the state, or even county and municipal level. Find lawyers, how-to articles, resource web... Read more

New Federal Consumer Protection Agency Gets Closer

In June 2009, President Obama came up with a plan to reshape the US financial system. A big part of the plan included the creation of a new federal agency to protect consumers in all sorts of financia... Read more

New Decision Puts Ratings Firms in a Tight Spot

Update Late in April 2010, Shira A. Scheindlin, a New York federal district court judge, denied a motion to dismiss filed by Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's Financial Services. ... Read more

Legal Responsibilities of Job Search Companies

The unemployed often turn to private recruiters to help with a job search or contact temporary employment agencies to secure some short-term assignments. Either way, you have the same legal rights as ... Read more

The Executive Branch

What exactly is the "Executive Branch" of the US government? We hear the words all the time, especially in big election years. Usually, we recall our grade school years when we learned that it's one a... Read more

Food & Hospitality Businesses: Licenses & Permits

Many federal, state and local agencies work together to regulate and monitor the production, packaging, distribution and selling of food products. You will need to know the laws and government guideli... Read more

Privacy Act of 1974

The Privacy Act of 1974 prohibits federal agencies from disclosing private information about you without your written consent. The law also requires federal agencies to allow you to see records that t... Read more

Predatory Lending

Predatory lending occurs when a borrower enters into a loan transaction with terms and conditions that are abusive, unfair, and deceptive. Although several state and federal laws are designed to deter... Read more

Predatory Lending

Predatory lending occurs when a borrower enters into a loan transaction with terms and conditions that are abusive, unfair, and deceptive. Although several state and federal laws are designed to deter... Read more

Job Search Companies

Using job search companies to fill a vacancy or to find a job can be a very risky venture. Although many headhunters or employment assistance firms are legitimate, there are others who misrepresent th... Read more

Correcting Errors on Credit Reports

Your credit rating is very important and ensuring that it's current is your job. When you receive your annual free credit report, be sure to review it and update any information that might harm your c... Read more

Need Tennessee Expungement Help?

Though it is impossible to wish away the past, sometimes regrettable mistakes can be obscured from the public record so that they do not hamper employment or education prospects. Legal mechanis... Read more

Filing Police Reports and Identity Theft Reports

If your wallet or purse has been stolen or you've been the victim of any kind of identity theft, your first task is to report the crime to the police. Also provide the same information to consumer rep... Read more

No Deal: Casino Dealers Lose in Tip-Splitting Case

Two casino dealers were recently dealt a hand they didn't like in their complaint against their employer's tip-pooling policy: The Nevada Supreme Court ruled that the Nevada Labor Commissioner, not th... Read more

Debt Counseling Tips

You're knee deep in debt. You've tried budgeting, talking to your creditors and other self-help methods of controlling your debt, and it just hasn't done any good. Don't give up! Don't panic! Give cre... Read more

Agriculture Law

Agriculture has become one of the most heavily regulated industries in the US, making it much more difficult than it once was  to be a farmer or a rancher. Laws in Play Laws about starting up and o... Read more

Types of Lawyers and Areas of Law Definitions

Have a problem but are unsure whom to turn to? Talking to the right type of attorney at the start cuts down on a lot of time and missteps. Find out what type of attorney you need and what area of la... Read more

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