May 08, 2017

Everyday Law

When do I need a lawyer?

Almost everything we do—from making a purchase, to driving a car, to interacting with others—is affected by the law in some way. But clearly we don’t need a lawyer for all of these everyday interactions. When do you need a lawyer?  When can (or should) you handle a matter on your own? Read more.

Workplace Law

Whether as an employee or a business owner, we spend a significant portion of our lives in the workplace. It is important to know your rights and responsibilities.

The Law and Your Job

Starting a Business



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Personal Finance

Whether you are buying a house, experiencing a business setback, or repaying a student loan, the law is an important part of your financial planning.

Credit Issues

Bankruptcy

Health Care Law

In law as in medicine, advance planning is a key component of health care. There are many legal components to most health care situations.   

Managed Care

Law for Older Americans

Personal Injury

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Probate and Family Law

Getting married or divorced? Have children? Want to make sure your loved ones receive your property? The law is deeply intertwined into everyday family life.  

Wills and Estates

• Child Custody and Support

Domestic Violence

Real Estate

Whether you buy, sell or lease real estate, property law principles regulate your transaction. In fact, American courts have been interpreting and enforcing property law since colonial days.     

Buying and Selling a Home

Renting a Home

The Law and Your Home

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Auto/Vehicle

Buying a vehicle is one of the biggest consumer purchases that many Americans make. Even auto lease typically last several years and can be a substantial investment. It is important to know the relevant laws before you buy, sell, or lease.      

Buying a New Car

Lemon Laws

Leasing a Car

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Consumer/Tech Law

From retail sales to finance and banking, more and more transactions are moving to the Internet or assisted by other technologies. It is important that you know some of the legal basics of how the law interplays with these technologies.   

ATMs

Buying and using software

Internet-purchase issues

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