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View Resource Americans with Disabilities Act

Provides information and technical assistance with resources on design standards, information line, enforcement, code certification, business, reports, and mediation on a federal and state level.

http://www.ada.gov/
View Resource Bankruptcy Basics

Provides basic information on different aspects of federal bankruptcy laws, a basic explanation of different chapters under which a bankruptcy case may be filed and answers FAQs on the process.

http://www.uscourts.gov/FederalCourts/Bankruptcy/BankruptcyB...
View Resource Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families with the latest on a wide range of topics from prevention to permanency, including child welfare, child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.

http://www.childwelfare.gov/
View Resource Civil Rights Division of the Dept. of Justice

Section sites for various areas where discrimination is illegal, provides general information and often how to file a complaint.

http://www.justice.gov/crt/
View Resource Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information

Provides information on federal laws that address numerous consumer issues including debt collection and advertising guidelines.

http://www.ftc.gov/enforcement/statutes
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