Signing Under Duress: Can You Be Forced to Sign a Contract?

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A valid contract is a legally enforceable agreement between two or more mentally competent parties. Your signature on a contract affirms that you understand and accept the terms, whether they […]

What Makes a Contract Null and Void?

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When you sign a contract, you’re agreeing to its terms and are legally obligated to fulfill them — if the contract is valid. However, a contract may be deemed null […]

Leaving California: Tax Implications for Out-of-State Workers

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, America is experiencing a wave of suburban relocation unseen since the 1950s. As interest rates fall to historic lows and professional sector jobs […]

Can a Minor Sign a Contract?

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Minors are individuals under the age of majority, which is 19 in Alabama and Nebraska and 18 in all other states. Because they are not considered adults under the law, […]

2020 State-by-State Voter Registration Deadlines

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Election Day 2020 is on Tuesday, November 3rd, and it’s bound to be one of the most exciting and consequential elections so far this century. If you’re planning to participate, […]

What Makes a Contract Legally Binding?

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A legally enforceable agreement between two (or more) parties, often an exchange of goods or services, is called a contract. A contract may be legally formed by a verbal agreement […]

Changes to Child Custody and Visitation During COVID-19

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If you share physical custody of your minor children with an ex, then you understand the stress these arrangements can cause. You hope the other parent is following the terms […]

Divorce and Separation During COVID-19: A Legal Guide

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Even in the best of times, divorce is stressful and challenging. In the midst of a pandemic, those challenges are multiplied. That’s why we’ve compiled answers to some common questions […]

Should I Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

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Many people believe a Prenuptial Agreement, or prenup, is a bad idea because it implies they are planning on a divorce at the same time they’re planning a wedding. But […]

Eviction Moratorium Issued by Centers for Disease Control

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Millions of people across the United States are still out of work because of the devastation wrought by COVID-19. While unemployed or furloughed, many are concerned about paying their rent […]

Election 2020: Voting and Registration Questions Answered

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Voting in local, state, and national elections is one of the most important ways to ensure that government at all levels adequately represents the will of its citizens. Since voter […]

Signing an Employment Contract: Protections to Consider

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If you’ve accepted a job offer, it means you’re legally agreeing to an exchange of your services for a salary or hourly wage. Most employment relationships don’t require the use […]