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  • Risks of Paying Bills Online

    11 tips to help you avoid potential risks when paying bills online. Read More

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    Iowa Legal Aid
  • Shopping for an Assistive Technology Device

    When you need an assistive device, it's a good idea to be sure to get one that works well and does what you need it to do. Learning as much as you can about a device and testing it before you buy can prevent problems. It is worth the time to make sure the device you choose helps gain more independence, better health or a fuller use of your abilities. Read More

    By:
    Iowa Legal Aid
  • The Basic Rules of Credit Cards

    Credit cards should only be used as a source of funding for emergencies such as car repairs, or for short-term loans for large purchases only. Before using your card to make a purchase, think about where the money will come from to pay it off. All who use a credit card should know the basic rules of credit cards. Read More

  • They Got Their Judgment, Now What Can They Take?

    Once someone has a judgment against you, garnishing wages is a common way to try to collect it. There are two limits on how much they can take. One is a per pay period limit. The other is an annual cap. Read More

  • Tort Lawsuit Defense

    If you are sued, what can you do to defend yourself in court? Experienced tort defense attorney Bruce Walker of Phelan, Tucker, Mullen, Walker, Tucker & Gelman in Iowa City, has been dealing with these cases. Here is some information from Mr. Walker on torts and defending against a lawsuit. Read More

    By:
    Iowa Legal Aid
  • Wage Payment Collection

    Are you having problems collecting wages owed to you or problems not being paid regularly? There is a law in Iowa to help you. It is called the Wage Payment Collection Act. (Chapter 91A, Iowa Code). Read More

    By:
    Iowa Legal Aid
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  • What To Do If Someone Sues You After an Accident

    If someone is injured by a car accident you cause, what happens if you are sued? Read More

    By:
    Iowa Legal Aid
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