This video explains every Connecticut worker’s wage rights.
These videos describe your child's rights under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state.You will learn about: - Setting up an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) - What to do if the school isn't following the IEP - Discipline of a special education student Establishing an Individualized Education Plan Discipline of a Special Education Student
This video describes your rights under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.Watch this video to learn about FMLA laws when: - you or your spouse is pregnant or adopting a child - you or someone in your immediate family has an illness - someone in your immediate family was injured in active duty
Even if your apartment needs repairs, you need to pay your rent on time every month. If you don’t, you risk being evicted. The first thing you should do is ask your landlord to make the repairs. If that doesn’t work, keep paying your rent. You can try to get the repairs made by bringing a housing code enforcement lawsuit, also known as a Payment Into Court action. To learn more, watch this video, or see our full article, Tenants' Rights: Repairs.
This video will help you learn what to do if you're a renter and the building you live in is being foreclosed. It's important to remember that tenants don't have to move right away in a foreclosure. After a foreclosure, you have the right to stay in your home for at least 90 days while you look for a new place to live. To learn more, watch this video or read our more in-depth article, "Is Your Landlord Going Through Foreclosure? What a Tenant Needs to Know." If you have very low income...
Going to court can be stressful. This video will cover everything you need to know about getting ready for a court hearing, including what to wear, who to bring with you, what happens when you see the judge, meeting with a mediator, and more. We hope that you'll feel more at ease and prepared after you watch this video.
The “Grandparent Scam” has been perpetrated for several years and continues to impact elders throughout the country.
This educational video provides information on the Earned Income Tax Credit program as well as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. This video also lets you know about some free resources that will help you get the most from your income tax return. This video is provided by the Legal Aid Society of Louisville, Kentucky, and provides legal information, not legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney.
This educational video provides an overview of the VA Disability Benefits application process. It explains many of the pitfalls one may experience while applying for VA benefits. This video contains legal information and not legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney. If you wish to learn more about legal programs available to veterans of the armed forces, please visit www.statesidelegal.org.
This educational video provides an overview of bankruptcy law. This video provides legal information and not legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney.
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Kids can stop cyberbullies by standing up for themselves or someone else. To learn more, check out Cyberbulling.
Debt collectors are regulated: They can't call before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m. They can't use insulting language. They can't demand that you pay more than you owe. They are not allowed to lie (and they cannot say that their papers are legal forms if they aren't). They cannot make up consequences for not paying your debt.They cannot call you at work if your...
Finding a job is tough and it can be tempting to overlook the red flags of a job scam when you need the money. But no matter how promising an employment ad sounds, you should never pay money to get a job or to get a list of available jobs. Here are some important things to remember when you're job hunting:Real companies don't make promises about jobs.You should not have to pay any money...
Free trials offers can be a good way to make decisions about what to buy and what companies to deal with before you make a commitment to them. But sometimes there are downsides to free trial offers. Some companies hide terms of the agreement you are making deep in the fine print. Or they might bill you every month until you cancel, or sign you up for products other than the ones you...