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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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Date: 10th Nov, 2016

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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Small business laws and mistakes every entrepreneur should be aware of

Starting up a business can be exciting. But you are bound to follow the business laws while running the business. Some small business owners initially start great but falter in the midway. The common reason for it is ignoring legal matters. If you’re unable to take care of your business leg... Read more

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Defamation - 7 Crucial steps you need to take to file a civil lawsuit

  The defamation laws aim to create harmony in the society. People should not ruin the reputation of others by making false statements and if they do, then they must be ready for the legal consequences. If anyone harms your reputation through slander or libel, then you can file a lawsuit against h... Read more

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How can you win or defend a defamation suit?

“Never try to destroy someone’s life with a lie when yours could be destroyed by the truth.” In simple words, defamation is a term used when someone tries to hurt a person’s reputation either verbally or in writing. Verbal defamation is known as slander where as written defamation is term... Read more

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Debt Settlement Laws: Are your defense fool-proof?

You could be wrong with regards to your debt relief provider’s probity and eagerness to bail you out of your financial crisis. This is because all the hard work put in by the consumer advocates to reign in the unscrupulous debt settlement companies and render their business inert has gone in vain.... Read more

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June Law Update: FTC wins fake VW ‘clean car’ lawsuit & other tax changes

FTC wins lawsuit against fake VW claim of ‘clean diesel’ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced a partial settlement with Volkswagen Group of America over VW’s fake clean car claims. VW has agreed to compensate owners and lessees of VW and 2.0-liter diesel cars. Total compensa... Read more

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