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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Identity Theft issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Consumer Letters for Victims of Identity Theft

    The Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network, a national network of coalitions around the country, along with partners at Kansas Legal Services and Pro Bono Net, have developed this tool to help victims of identity theft draft letters to creditors, letters to debt collectors and letter to credit bureaus. These letters allow victims to alert creditors of unauthorized charges, petition to have fraudulent charges removed from their credit reports, and better assist police when filing reports. Read More

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    Identity Theft Victims Assistance Network
  • Identity Theft Report

    Filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission is one of several important steps that victims of identity theft should take. This can help you in recovering from identity theft and help law enforcers catch identity thieves. Read More

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    Federal Trade Commission
  • Petition to Waive Court Costs

    Click the document title to be linked to LawHelp Interactive where you can prepare a Petition to Waive Court Fees which can be used to ask the Pennsylvania Court for permission to file legal papers for free. This form can be used in most types of court cases in Pennsylvania. Approval to waive fees is not automatic. You will need to ask the Court to approve your Petition. Instructions will be included. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a fill-in-the-blank form; you will need to answer questions while connected to the Internet. IMPORTANT: To use this form, you must use Internet Explorer as your browser and Microsoft Word to print your documents. Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Warning Signs of Identity Theft

    The Federal Trade Commission provides these clues that someone may have stolen your personal information. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
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