second mortgage
immigration rights
mental health
prenup agreement

Should you take out a second mortgage?

second mortgage

A second mortgage is a loan taken against the equity you’ve built up on your home since you signed your first mortgage. We are discussing different scenarios to consider if you are thinking about taking out a second mortgage on your home.

Know your rights: Immigration rights and protections

immigration rights

Like citizens, immigrants and those here using a Visa have rights and protections. Some protections are provided by the US Constitution and some states grant rights such as driving privileges. Learn more about immigration rights and protections.

5 things you can do for your mental health

mental health

May is Mental Health Wellness Month. The goal of Mental Health Wellness Month is to increase mental health awareness and to highlight the importance of taking care of our mental health. We are discussing 5 things you can do for your mental health today.

The royal wedding will lack a prenup, but should you?

prenup agreement

The royal wedding is just around the corner and it looks like there will not be a Prenuptial Agreement. Learn more about what a prenuptial agreement is and if it’s something you and your partner should consider.

Domestic partnership vs. common-law marriage

domestic partnerships

Common-law marriages and domestic partnerships can seem similar but they do have differences when it comes to requirements and benefits.

The U.S. government: Separation of powers

law day

The U.S. government is broken into three branches, Executive, Legislative and Judicial, to create a separation of power. We have put together a short refresher on the three branches and their different powers.

What is a DBA?

what is dba

A DBA, or “doing business as” is the practice of using a fictitious or assumed business name to trade under. On this blog post, we are talking about what a DBA is and how to file if it is needed.

Blockchain explained: An overview for entrepreneurs

bitcoin explained

Blockchain is getting a lot of buzz in the media. We are discussing some important considerations for entrepreneurs to stay current on how blockchain could affect your business.

The importance of having an Employee Handbook

employee handbook

Having an Employee Handbook can help communicate basic yet important information like procedures and policies to workers. Learn more about an employee handbook today.

What is corporate compliance and how do I maintain it?

corporate compliance

No matter the size of your business, corporate compliance matters. Without it, you could be put out of business. Corporate compliance is making sure your company complies with all laws, […]

5 things to know about rest and lunch breaks

lunch breaks

Everyone can appreciate a break every once and awhile but does an employer have to provide one legally? Rocket Lawyer is discussing five things you should know about employment laws regarding breaks.

Do I need to pay taxes on private sales transactions?

private seller bill of sale

You may be required to pay taxes on private sales transactions. Some sales profits are considered capital gains by the IRS and some purchases require you to pay local sales taxes. Find out more about what your tax obligations might be at Rocket Lawyer.