Working grandparents are eligible for EITC - Here are the rules

Grandparents who work and take care of children may qualify for earned income tax credit (EITC). So if you’re working and looking after your grandparents simultaneously, then you could claim these children for the EITC.What is EITC?EITC means Earned Income Tax Credit. This is a refundable tax cred... Read more

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2018 Tax Laws and Alimony - Higher Divorce Rates?

Usually, couples rush into marriages. But thanks to the new tax law, some couples may rush to the courthouse for finalizing divorce agreements in 2019. Trump’s new tax law has scrapped the 75 year old tax deduction for alimony payments.The massive tax overhaul has surprised divorce attorneys and i... Read more

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25 Tax facts you should know before filing bankruptcy

Critical! Serious! Confusing! Troubling! Difficult!This is what “Tax” and “Bankruptcy” feel like!!You got any better adjectives to describe them?? Well, I don't!People file bankruptcy when their debts are not in a position to be paid off easily.They want to get rid of those debts with one bi... Read more

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You can take legal actions against a debt collector- Here’s how

Debt collectors are harassing consumers in the name of collecting debt for a long time. To stop their illegal debt collection practices, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) enacted the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). It is a set of rules and guidelines that control the activi... Read more

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How much will it cost to contest a Will?

Challenging the contents of a ‘Will’ is a very hard job. It’s a rare case scenario, but it happens!First of all, you got to understand whether or not the Will can be disputed. Because a Will is not just a piece of paper that has scribblings on it! It determines what property is held by whom, a... Read more

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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

As amended by Pub. L. 109-351, §§ 801-02, 120 Stat. 1966 (2006) As a public service, the staff of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has prepared the following complete text of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692-1692p. Please note that the format of the text diff... Read more

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US Labor & Consumer Laws: Best of the major welfare Acts

A brief summary of some of the laws administered by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) has been provided below. These laws apply to workers, job seekers, businesses, retirees, contractors and grantees. The DOL is in charge of both administration and enforcement of more than 180 federal law... Read more

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Divorce debt and bankruptcy - What does the law say?

Hi, Not many people know that 1st May is celebrated as the Law Day in the country. Instead of talking about the contests and events that will take place on that day, I have decided to discuss about an important aspect of law which many people aren’t aware of. Today, I’m going to talk about... Read more

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Is there any law that compels children to pay parent’s debt?

Last year, my cousin sister Emily got a debt collection letter from the hospital where her mom was admitted for several days in Texas. The hospital has charged her $80,000 for the long-term medical cost of Aunty. Quite obviously, she was shocked and devastated to receive such a huge medical bill wit... Read more

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FDCPA attorneys:Fight back against abusive debt collection practices

Has a creditor or collection agency told you something that is abusive or anyway, a violation of your civil and federal rights? The FDCPA can appear to help you fight back against all unfair collection practices. What is the FDCPA? Whom does the FDCPA cover? What are the 7 most common FDCPA vio... Read more

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