Archive for November 2010
Attorney guest blogger Patrick D. Newton shares why he thinks a new estate tax is not forthcoming, and what to prepare for instead.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, even Thanksgiving Day itself— the shopping season is upon us! Unfortunately, so are identity thieves. As holiday shopping kicks off in stores and online, shoppers will […]
Here are a few tips from Rocket Lawyer to help couples enjoy wedded bliss instead of legal woes.
When it comes to holiday travel, you can’t be too prepared. For most people, this simply means packing extra outfits or buying travel insurance. Many people forget or don’t realize […]
At Rocket Lawyer, we want to help you decode the recent (and potential) estate tax law changes, and how they will affect you and your family. With the current disappearance […]
Attorney guest blogger Jeramie Fortenberry writes how, despite uncertainty over future estate tax legislation, there are a few estate planning techniques that can help taxpayers take advantage of the 2010 estate tax cuts before they expire.
Guest blogger Mike O’Horo writes how some of the benefits of Internet technology that make virtual law practices attractive — affordability, scalability, and convenience — enable a new model of business development training for lawyers: virtual sales simulation.
Attorney guest blogger Rania Combs discusses the steps everyone should take to organize and prepare personal information so that loved ones can easily resolve outstanding affairs after death.
This Thursday November 11th is Veteran’s Day, also known as Armistice Day in honor of the treaty that ended World War I. Every year, this federal holiday honors veterans who […]
Groups can be a powerful tool for building relationships and increasing exposure to your content and law practice. The more regularly you participate, and the more valuable your insights, the more people will look to you as an expert and thought leader. This authority translates into client leads, content visits, and widespread adoration.
Could joint tenancy, one of the most common forms of holding title to assets, lead to an estate planning disaster for your heirs? Joint tenancy, often called “joint tenants with right of survivorship,” is a form of holding equal interests in an asset by two or more persons. If one joint tenant dies, his or her share generally passes automatically to the other joint tenant(s) by right of survivorship.
The Sociable Lawyer Round Up features some of the best blog entries on e-lawyering from the past week. We’re always looking for new posts, so if you know any great […]
The U.S. population is getting older. According to the Administration on Aging, people over age 65 represented 12.9% of the U.S. population in 2009 and that number is expected to […]
Attorney guest contributor Jason A. Weis discusses postpartum depression in men, parental stereotypes, and modern child custody and visitation arrangements. Psychologists at Eastern Virginia Medical School have recently found that […]