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Entries from December 2007

How To Find Legal Help When You Can’t Afford It

December 19th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The internet offers many online legal resources for people without attorneys, including legal information and other self-help resources. Some sites also link to organizations that offer free or low-cost legal assistance. The sites listed below are suggested as starting points to find online legal resources in every state. Legal Information: Legal information is not legal […]

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Identity Theft and Online Court Records

December 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Online access to court records have created significant risks of identity theft due to the publication of personal information such as social security numbers, dates of birth and financial information. The volume of personal information that currently exists online and the potential costs to remove personal data are astronomical. Currently, some states are working to […]

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Online Help for FOIA and Government Records

December 18th, 2007 · No Comments

In a March 13, 2007 article entitled “Getting Your Government Files,” US News and World Report describes several resources for access to government records via the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): For general requests: “an easy-to-use FOI letter generator.” For an individual’s files: “relevant forms from the Freedom of Information Center.” For open meetings and […]

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