How to get a copy of your TRUE free credit report

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Bankruptcy clients, both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13,  need to obtain a copy of their credit reports from all three of the major credit reporting companies before they file to make sure they have an accurate list of all their creditors.  Under the FCRA and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions (FACT) Act, consumers can get one free copy of their credit report every year for free.

Unfortunately, companies have taken advantage of this by claiming they provide the free credit ...

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Department of Justice reminds elementary and secondary schools about the law concerning immigrant and homeless children.

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The Department of Justice had to once again put out a press release directed at elementary and secondary schools concerning “student enrollment practices that may chill or discourage the participation, or lead to the exclusion, of students based on their or their parents’ or guardians’ actual or perceived citizenship or immigration status.”  This also applies to homeless children.

Additionally, the United States Supreme Court held in the case of Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1982), that a State may not deny ...

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Taking and printing your own passport type photos for immigration paperwork for under 20 cents

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With the large number of passport type photos you have send in with immigration documents, it can become very expensive to pay a drug store (i.e. Walgreens or CVS) 10.00 per picture.  Here is a way I found to print 5 passport type photos for under 20 cents using the State Department’s own tools.

 

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Court rules attorney/client privilege does not apply to work email

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“…e-mails sent by Holmes to her attorney regarding possible legal action against defendants did not constitute “„confidential communication between client and lawyer‟” within the meaning of Evidence Code section 952.  This is so because Holmes used a computer of defendant company to send the  e-mails even though (1) she ...

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