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 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

  • A Primer on Construction Contracts

    If you are involved in a construction project, you may anticipate obtaining permits, coordinating materials, and battling weather conditions, but you may not think about paperwork. Every construction contract involves a contractual relationship, or several contractual relationships, depending on the... Read more

  • The Advantage of Postnuptial Agreements

    You’ve probably heard of prenuptial agreements. Kim and Kanye have one; so do Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan. Often associated with the rich and famous, these agreements range from provisions concerning what each spouse receives in the event of divorce to how much time spouses spend togeth... Read more

  • Modifying Child Support Payments

    When a couple with children separates, one of the first and most important issues they should settle is child support ‒ that is, they need to agree on how much money is needed to take care of the costs associated with raising their children. Typically, the non-custodial parent (the parent with who... Read more

  • Reporting and Recovering from Consumer Fraud

    In 2017, the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network received over 2.5 million reports of fraud, identity theft and other consumer scams. While reports of fraud decreased slightly from 2016, the overall amount of money lost increased, up $63 million to a total of nearly $905 million. ... Read more