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Learn all about the legal aspects of your home and personal life. Get guidance on hiring a contractor, handling playground injuries, and other issues.
Know your rights: What are miranda rights?
When you encounter law enforcement officers, you have rights. It's important that you know what they are.
Having a baby: Your legal rights and responsibilities
Having a baby is one of the most life changing events you will ever experience. It's important to consider the practical matters of bringing a new…
Trust mills: What to watch out for
If you've never heard of a trust mill, consider yourself lucky, but also be wary. There's a growing segment of trust “advisors” trying to convince…
What to know when using or sharing software
If you're thinking about sharing or selling software you've bought, think again. If you buy a book or a CD, the 'first sale doctrine' allows you to…
Can You Get Out of a Car Lease?
Nothing beats driving off the dealer's lot in a brand new car. But what happens if you have second thoughts?
5 steps to protect family heirlooms
Use these tips to avoid disputes over cherished family items.
Does your college student need a power of attorney?
You've thought of everything for your college-bound child—housing, books, a laptop—but what about his or her power of attorney?
Top tips to deal with a neighbor disputes
At some point everyone has had a neighbor that plays their music too loud or thinks the only way to park a car is on bricks. Neighbor disputes are…
Copyright laws and school performances
What are the legal ramifications of putting on a copyrighted play? Do you need copyright permission? Can you sell tickets to the play and take a…
Need a copy of a your birth certificate?
Have you been putting off completing your document file? Many times we postpone obtaining copies of birth, death or marriage certificate because of…