Connection—Confidence—Awareness

It's a connected world, and the power of connection is often in the confidence and awareness it provides—important factors when you need help resolving a legal problem. Below, you'll find access to the GetLegal blog, which will keep you updated and aware of trends or important issues.

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  • Foreclosure Fraud

    When the housing market crashed in 2008, thousands of people lost their homes. The wave of foreclosures created a situation ripe for abuse. Unfortunate homeowners fell victim to practices that included false “mortgage assistance services,” fake documents, and illegal and inappropriate proced... Read more

  • Child Custody and Unmarried Parents

    If you are a parent, whether you are married to your partner or not, you are likely to have the same questions about custody: who will have legal custody; where will the child live; and when and how will each parent exercise parenting time with the child. Fortunately, unmarried parents have the ... Read more

  • Challenging a Will

    You’ve seen this dramatic moment play out a dozen times or more in movies and television shows: a family gathers for the reading of a will; the attorney announces its provisions; everyone gasps. The expected heir has been disinherited; he storms out, declaring, “I’ll see you in court!” B... Read more

  • Navigating Foreclosure

    Foreclosure Defined The U.S. housing bubble burst almost ten years ago, but as people struggle to make payments on their properties, foreclosure remains an important (and misunderstood) legal process. Most home-buyers cannot afford to purchase a home outright, so they need to obtain mortgage lo... Read more

  • Custody 101 for Fathers

    Fathers today are taking a more active role in their children’s lives than ever before. They take paternity leave when their children are born; they assume an active role in childcare. Courts have begun to recognize the importance of fathers in the case of custody. While the law historically favor... Read more

  • Selling Your Home: A Legal Checklist

    As if selling your home is not hard enough, there are legal aspects that can complicate the process and must be considered. During these emotionally draining and legally complex transitional periods, it is important to think about the legal aspects of selling your home to ensure you protect your fam... Read more

  • Understanding Marijuana Laws

    Lea en español The marijuana debate has been in the news more frequently over the past four years. Applicable state laws regarding possession and use differ greatly across the United States, and many are in conflict with federal law. Navigating these laws can be complicated, but it is imperative... Read more

  • Selecting a Probate or Estate Attorney

    A loved one passes away. You and other family members are in mourning. Eventually a will is produced. After reading the will, you find you have significant problems with what the will says. Now what do you do? You need to find a probate or estate lawyer and have a consultation to determine whether c... Read more

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