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RocketSign: Fast Digital Signatures & More

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Since our founding in 2008, Rocket Lawyer has been committed to providing affordable and simple legal services for all. Early on, we realized that developing and delivering a fast and […]

Back to College: Questions from Parents, Students, and Staff

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As the nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and universities across the country are preparing for the start of the academic year and determining how best to […]

Back to School? Common Questions about Reopening Plans

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As summer draws to a close, parents, teachers, and students may find themselves asking questions about the start of the school year and what it will look like. The announced […]

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Breaking a Lease During COVID-19: Remote Work and Relocation

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As employers and employees continue managing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on business operations, some employers have chosen to test remote, work-from-home experiences. More employers are offering extended options […]

Month-to-Month Leases: Pros and Cons to Consider

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While many landlords and tenants prefer the stability of a longer, fixed-term lease, you may find yourself in need of a more flexible rental arrangement. If you would like a […]

Meet Santhana Parthasarathy: SVP of Technology

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We are very excited to welcome Santhana Parthasarathy, Senior Vice President, Technology to the Rocket Lawyer team. Santhana brings over two decades of technology leadership experience to the task of […]

Move-In Checklist: Key Documents to Give Tenants on Day One

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As a landlord or property manager, you may be relieved that your search for the perfect tenant is over, but there is still work to be done. With the Lease […]

Late Rent Fees and Grace Periods: Key Details for Your Lease

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As a landlord, you may have expenses—like mortgage, utilities, insurance, and maintenance—that are covered by monthly rent payments. When your tenant can’t pay rent on time, it may not just […]

Security Deposit Laws by State

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Collecting a security deposit is one of the best ways for landlords and property managers to ensure that tenants will take good care of a property and pay all of […]

Security Deposits: A Landlord’s Rights and Responsibilities

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When tenants move out, repairs and extensive cleaning beyond the usual wear and tear may be required. To mitigate the risk of being stuck with the bill—and to provide an […]

Lead-Based Paint Disclosure: When and Why You May Need One

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Once used widely in homes, stores, offices, and most other buildings, lead-based paint was banned in the United States in 1978, due to health and safety concerns. Because of this […]

Eviction Moratorium Laws by State

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Last updated: July 24, 2020 As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the federal government, along with many states and municipalities, have taken emergency actions to protect tenants from […]

Federal Eviction Moratorium Ending: 30 Days Notice Required

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused a countrywide economic downturn, and one of the most vulnerable groups are renters. Recognizing this, many city and state officials have enacted temporary measures to […]