Programs that provide mechanisms through which consumers can register complaints regarding specific problems they are having with consumer goods and services, and obtain assistance in achieving a satisfactory resolution.
Law firms and other legal services providers that draft legal documents for clients, offer legal advice, represent clients in legal negotiations and court proceedings, and provide other forms of assistance that help people resolve their legal problems.
Programs that help nonprofit organizations, small businesses or other groups understand the local, provincial and federal laws that relate to their organizations/businesses and the requirements they must meet to remain in compliance with these laws. These informational forums are not intended to be substitutes for formal legal counselling or representation. Nonprofit organizations, small businesses and other groups in need of support that relates to a specific issue are encouraged to seek legal counsel.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.