The Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Rosenthal Act) is a California law that governs debt collection agency practices for personal debts—including how and when a debt collector may contact an individual about money allegedly owed on:Read More
No, a store in California can’tRead More
The Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA) is a California law that requires Read More
Is information about my arrest record available to a potential California employer in a background check?
In California, employers can’t seek the arrest record of a potential employee (even though arrest record information is public record). If an applicant is out of jail but awaiting trial, employers can inquire regarding an arrest.Read More
In California, criminal histories (rap sheets) compiled by law enforcement agencies are not public record. Only certain employers such as public utilities, law enforcement, security guard firms and child care facilities have access to this information.Read More