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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  • Four Types of Professional Malpractice

    When you hear the word “malpractice,” what’s the first image that comes to mind? A doctor performing surgery on the wrong limb or organ? A prescription for the wrong medication? Medical malpractice is a persistent issue in the legal landscape, but did you know that there are other kinds of p... Read more

  • Sacred Sites and Ski Resorts: The Hopi Tribe and Reclaimed Wastewater

    What constitutes a “public nuisance”? And does an injury rooted in religious belief override general public concerns? Those questions arose in a recent Arizona lawsuit, Hopi Tribe v. Arizona Snowbowl Resort Limited Partnership, when the Hopi tribe sued a ski resort to challenge the resort’s ... Read more

  • Field Test Fail: When Traffic Stops Go Wrong

    Traffic stops on New Year’s Eve may be a good way of deterring drunk driving, but a pair of Georgia deputies got both less and much more than they expected when they pulled over one woman on New Year’s Eve 2016. The deputies initially claimed that they pulled the woman over because her windows... Read more

  • Four Things to Know About Traffic Stops

    You’re driving down the road; you glance down at the speedometer and see that you’re driving right at the speed limit. Then, you see flashing lights in your rear-view mirror. You pull over and a police officer orders you to step out of your car. The officer then asks to search your car. What sho... Read more

  • Small Claims Court: An Overview

      Let’s say that you have a dispute with your landlord. You were asked to pay a security deposit on your apartment and now that you’re moving out, your landlord refuses to return your money. Your landlord claims that he’s keeping the money to offset repairs that need to be made. The se... Read more

  • Divorce and Taxes

      If you are facing a divorce, you know that there are plenty of difficult, even painful questions to be resolved. How do you tell your friends and family? How should you divide your property? What sorts of custody arrangements do you want? And there may be one more difficult question that y... Read more

  • Legalizing Recreational Marijuana: A New State Revolution?

      Election night 2018 brought about several changes in the legal landscape, but probably none so stark or so surprising as the spread of recreational marijuana laws. States that have voted conservatively in recent elections voted on ballot measures supporting the legalization of recreational... Read more

  • The State(s) of Medicaid Expansion

      In 2012, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) made some sweeping changes to health insurance, but one of the broadest changes was its expansion of Medicaid coverage. Medicaid, a program involving coordination between the federal government and the states, provides he... Read more