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.


  • FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality

    Most people can agree that the internet is playing an increasingly important role in our everyday lives. As a result, any change that impacts the regulation of the internet and our ability to access it quickly becomes a newsworthy topic. When the FCC voted to repeal the “net neutrality” regulati... Read more

  • Defamation: What You Need to Know

    With the rise of social media, there is no longer a traditional "reasonable expectation of privacy" in publicly available information. The average social media user must always assume that what they say is "on the record." The risk of defamatory content reaching millions has increased immensely,... Read more

  • Bank Fails to Establish Standing to Bring Foreclosure Suit

    A foreclosure lawsuit was brought before Justice Marguerite Grays in the Supreme Court of Queens County, New York. In the case, US Bank National Association v. Yanez, et al., the plaintiff bank sought to foreclose on a mortgage given to Sonia Yanez. The bank claimed it was the holder of the note and... Read more

  • Unfairly Disinherited! Legal Action You Can Take

    The Bible says the love of money is the root of all evil. George Bernard Shaw said the lack of money is the root of all evil. Either way, not receiving the money you expected to inherit when a friend, family member or loved one dies is something you will remember for a long time. Challenging an E... Read more

  • New York’s New Criminal-Record Sealing Law

    Being convicted of a crime can prevent you from getting a job or buying a home, and it can even have a negative effect on your credit history. The sealing of your criminal record can eliminate these types of problems by preventing people from seeing the record or using it against you. On Octobe... Read more

  • Fort Worth Won’t Join Challenge to Law Banning Sanctuary Cities in Texas

    There has been a lot of controversy after the Fort Worth City Council voted against joining Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston in a lawsuit against Texas Senate Bill No. 4. ("SB4"), also known as the “Ban on Sanctuary Cities”. SB4 prohibits Texas cities and counties from adopting policie... Read more

  • Millions at Risk in Equifax Data Breach

    In the most massive data breach ever, more than 143 million Americans may have been compromised after hackers broke into the files of Equifax, one of the country's (and the world's) largest collectors and providers of personal credit information. Officials at Equifax have admitted that there was u... Read more

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