Consumer Protection and Law

Age Discrimination in Employment

The Federal law, presented by the Cornell University Law School.

American Bar Association: Consumers' Guide to Legal Help
A guide to legal assistance, including agencies that offer free or low-cost help. Organized by state.


Better Business Bureau
Use this site to locate a Better Business Bureau in your area, to file a complaint, and to obtain consumer-related news.


Consumer Protection
From the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission, (FTC), this site is designed to protect consumers from unfair practices. To this end, it provides many helpful guides, tips, alerts, and warnings on a variety of issues, ranging from advertising to tobacco. It is possible to search this site for your particular topic. Some articles are in Spanish. All articles include an address to write to for more help and information.


Easy Legal Forms & Contracts
This fee-based service sells legal forms online or by phone.
Provides answers to legal questions on a wide range of issues.


End of life issuesLinks to inform and advise from the National Library of Medicine's MedlinePLUS.


Estate Planning Guide
Provides answers to common estate-planning questions.


Federal Trade Commission
The Federal Trade Commission is responsible for preventing fraudulent business practices, from diet scams to identity theft.
Operated by the National Consumers League (, this site provides tips on how to avoid fraud and what to do if you fall victim.


LawHelp: National Home Page
Provides access to free or low-cost legal help by state. Created by the non-profit group Pro Bono Net.


Lawyer Locator from
Search by name, specialty or location; provides information about attorneys, such as their education, years of experience, and-in many cases-includes a peer review rating of the lawyer's legal ability and professional ethics.


MedlinePlus: Health Insurance (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
Provides links to information on health insurance topics.

National Consumer Law Center
Contains articles on a wide range of legal topics and offers legal assistance.

Planning 101
From Find Law; checklists and sample forms for a broad range of estate planning, including wills, probate, trusts, living wills and more.