Is Your Attorney Doing a Good Job, or it it Time to Change?

By | December 6, 2011

Having a lawyer represent you can be exciting, especially if it’s a new experience. They have a lot of legal knowledge and legal access that you don’t, which makes them seem like an expert even if they’re not an expert in particular. It’s also good to know that you have someone in your corner, who is thinking about… Read More »

Five Real Estate Documents You Need to Understand

By | October 31, 2011

The business of real estate – even in a slow economy with low house prices like our current state of affairs – is a big one. Real estate transactions happen every day, and a lot of people need to take out loans just to pay for one purchase. That’s because real estate deals with land and living property… Read More »

How Workers’ Compensation Might Save Your Business

By | October 28, 2011

For most businesses, investments are made with an eye on generating results you can see. A business might launch an advertising campaign and then track the new sales made online. Or they might start a new hiring initiative for their sales department and hope their revenues grow. It can be a little trickier to invest in something you… Read More »

What You Need to Put in Your Renter’s Application

By | October 26, 2011

Submitting a renter’s application can be a seminal moment in your life – maybe you’re moving out of the college dorm room and are finding an apartment of your own for the first time. Maybe you’re moving into a new city and the renter’s application represents the first time you’re putting your new life down on paper. Or,… Read More »

The Secret to Avoiding Fights Over Inheritance

By | October 24, 2011

It’s the last legacy you want to leave behind: a fight over your estate. And for a family that’s dealing with the grief of a lost loved one, these arguments can tear relationships apart. Avoiding fights over inheritance is one of the primary goals of solid estate planning, but you’ll never be able to do it if you… Read More »

Ever Wonder What All the Legalese in a Lease Agreement Means?

By | October 21, 2011

You tell yourself that “this time, I’ll make sure to read the full lease agreement.” After all, no one likes being blind-sided by a landlord who has an eye for fine print and legalese. You’re determined that everything you sign will be something you fully understand. Good for you, of course. But there’s just one problem: the lease… Read More »

When is a Product’s Manufacturer Being Negligent?

By | October 19, 2011

Most of us have heard the legal term of “negligence,” though that doesn’t necessarily mean that we understand all of its complexities. Sure, most people know that negligence that results in someone else’s injury can imply fault according to the law. But when it comes to product manufacturers, we often forget just how relevant a term that “negligence”… Read More »

Why Your Business Might Legally Need Workers Compensation Insurance

By | October 17, 2011

An employee injury is a terrible thing – but it’s even more terrible if that injury sinks the business too. That’s the role “workers’ comp” insurance plays in our society. It can not only protect your employees from loss of income as a result of work injury, but it can protect a business that would otherwise be unable… Read More »

How To Deal with the IRS When You’re Being Audited

By | October 12, 2011

If death and taxes are the only two certainties in life, then perhaps our second-greatest fear is being audited by the IRS. Most of us pay our taxes the way we’re expected to precisely because we’re afraid of getting audited; and yet many of us end up getting audited anyway. There are a number of ways to prevent… Read More »

Three Acts of the United States that Protect – or Restrict – Your Internet Privacy

By | October 7, 2011

When it comes to the Internet, many people have two words for the government: butt out. In hindsight, it’s easy to see how the government can be uncertain as to how to regulate the Web. The technology seemed to spring up overnight, and these quick changes to our daily lifestyle immediately brought up new questions. Is the Internet… Read More »