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  • What Can I do about a Charity Using My Child's Image and Not Distributing Funds Appropriately?

    Organizations often use the likeness of someone specific to attract the attention of the media or public in some manner which usually provides funding. When the child or family do not receive the necessary payment from these actions, the parents may have legal action they are able to pursue against the entity.

  • Immigration Consequences of Committing Voter Fraud

    When individuals that possess no citizenship in the country partake in voting events, this could skew the results for officials attempting to take office. While the registration system for voting does possess vulnerabilities to these actions, there are strict consequences of immigrants that alter the outcome of elections.

  • Private Investigator Used Fraud to Access My Personal Info – Can I Sue?

    When a private investigator is necessary for a case or claim, he or she is not given the permission to break the law even if he or she needs the information for the issue at hand. If there is proof that the professional did break the law in some manner, the target of the investigation may have legal recourse against him or her.

  • Privacy and Digital Assests as Property after Family Member's Death

    Details and the news of a family member’s death are usually part of the pronouncements to the public to include the obituary, memorial service and burial. However, other information that should remain private may face scrutiny and go through numerous regulations on what is private and what is no longer kept concealed after the death.

  • Explanation of Identity Theft Laws in Texas

    Identity theft occurs in Texas when an individual uses another person’s personal information to acquire goods, services or other things of value. Identity theft can result in significant consequences to the victim and years of affected credit. The instances of identity theft have increased throughout Texas and the nation over the last several years.

  • Cybersecurity Compliance Deadline for Government Contractors

    Complying with cybersecurity when part of a government contract could lead to further difficulties if the company has not done so by the deadline explained in the contract for business. Security through computers, networks and electronics is important and may ensure the safety of information remains within the company and with the government agency attached to the contract.

  • Student's 4th Amendment Rights: Teacher Patted Down My Child for Missing Cell Phone

    The right to protections from unlawful search and seizure applies to police attempting to search a person and his or her belongings. However, this does not always extend to children in a school who are suspected of theft or other crimes, and privacy rights for these young persons could have limitations that lead parents to confusion or emotional upset.

  • Cops, Guns, and Marijuana in Hawaii

    Medical marijuana has been legal in Hawaii for quite some time, and as with most medical states, this means screening individuals to allow them to obtain a prescription and also registering them as medical marijuana patients. But Hawaii’s medical registry is different in that it not only confirms the medical access for the patient, but the list is accessible for other purposes.

  • My Ex Harassed and Stalked Me Using His Employer’s Computer. Do I Have a Case against the Employer?

    When someone is harassed by and individual through a work computer, it is possible that the employer is held liable in these instances due to the work email, computer and other electronic or network involved. However, it is important to seek the help of a lawyer to determine if there is enough strength in the claim to proceed.

  • Car Dealer Ran Several Hard Credit Checks Without my Consent – Is that Legal?

    When attempting to lease or purchase a vehicle, many individuals travel to local car dealerships, and it is then that some negative behavior may occur that affects the person adversely. If the dealership runs a credit check, it is possible that this activity could harm the person seeking a vehicle when attempting to secure a loan.

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