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A Whirlwind Wedding Weekend

So… fair warning friends, there is very little point to this post other than that I feel like writing it. I spent a whirlwind long weekend traveling to my old stomping grounds (Buffalo, NY) with the family for a dear friend’s wedding.

Stuff You Should Know About Special Education Law: An Overview

up when a child has special needs and requirements in order to thrive in a school environment. This is the first in a series of posts designed to shed a little light on the topic. This post will be a broad overview of the law, with subsequent posts dealing in more detail with each aspect. So let’s dive in.

Stuff You Should Know About Special Education Law: The Road to Services

There are quite a few hoops that you will have to jump through in order to get your child services through an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Most school districts are very accomodating and will help you with the process. Others are hell-bent on saving money and try to deny anything that will cost them extra at every possible turn. In my opinion, the worst districts are the ones that seem like they are going to be accomodating but never follow through with the actual IEP.

The TCPA in a Nutshell

If debt collectors or other businesses are calling or texting your cell phone without your permission or consent they may  be violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Each phone call could be worth up to $1,500 in damages. Some companies or collection agencies will call 5 times a day for weeks at a time. The damages can add up quickly. If you are getting texts, calls, or faxes from debt collectors or other businesses do not delete your call history, A consumer lawyer might be able to help you.

The Equifax Settlement is Highway Robbery

awhile since I’ve written anything. Apparently I haven’t had anything useful to share and my righteous indignation was backburnered so as to not spout off about various consumer or criminal defense topics. Well, today I’ve got both. In spades.