Archive for December 2010

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New Year’s Legal Resolutions for 2011

Everyone’s compiling their lists looking back on 2010, from best movies and tv shows to top news stories. If you’re in the list-making mood, you’re probably already trying to put […]

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Apple Class Action Lawsuit: Privacy Problems with iOS

If you were lucky enough to get an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad this holiday season, you have the bonus present of being included in a class action lawsuit against […]

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How Acting Proactively Can Help Protect Your Reputation Online

What lawyers should be doing is acting proactively and mitigating the threat from the outset. That means that they should have a web presence.

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Mortgage Loan Modification: A How To Guide

How to get a mortgage loan modification without a lawyer.

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Gift tax & tax treatment of gifts

Estate-planning attorney and guest blogger Steve Chambers discusses the different taxes that apply to gift givers and recipients.

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The Weekly Sociable Lawyer Round Up

The Sociable Lawyer Round Up features some of the best blog entries on e-lawyering from the past week.

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Tag Cloud 2010

With 2010 coming to a close, we ran the Sociable Lawyer through Wordle to see what words appeared on our blog most often in the past year.

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Caring for the Elderly: The Legal Side of The Holidays

We love our aging parents and grandparents, but there’s no doubt that they often need extra care and consideration during the holidays (and so do their caretakers).  On top of […]

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The Gift of Estate Planning: The Legal Side of the Holidays

Remember how Ebenezer Scrooge learned that money isn’t everything in Dicken’s classic The Christmas Carol? The same is true for estate planning. Creating your estate plan is selfless. Think of […]

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Win a free iPad with the Stocking Stuffer Sweeps!

We’ve been getting in the holiday spirit lately at Rocket Lawyer — eating too much, listening to holiday music, and most importantly, starting our Stocking Stuffer Sweeps.  We’re giving away […]

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The Weekly Sociable Lawyer Round Up

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 lawyer blogs, feel free to let us know! Enjoy!

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Proposed Estate and Gift Tax “Fixes” cause “Maximum chaos”

Estate-planning attorney and guest blogger Steve Chambers discusses how Congressional inaction over the expiring Bush tax cuts creates uncertainty for estate planners with particularly stark consequences for the gift tax.

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Family Christmas Not So Merry? Managing Divorce and Separation During The Holidays

The Santa Clause, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, A Christmas Story–these are just a few holiday movies where family tensions run high–to hilarious effect. But the truth is that family troubles […]

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Law and Marriage: The Legal Side of the Holidays

A marriage is “For better or worse,” as many wedding vows say, and when most people enter a marriage agreement, optimism reigns.  But, it’s never too late to get prepared.  […]

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Are You Ready to Pop the (Prenup) Question? The Legal Side of the Holidays

The holiday season, at its heart, is all about family. Just as every family has their own holiday traditions, they each have their own particular legal needs, whether they know […]

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The Weekly Sociable Lawyer Round Up

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 lawyer blogs, feel free to let us know! Enjoy!

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ABA Blawg 100 Breakdown

ABA Journal has released it’s Blawg 100 — the best legal blogs as selected by the Journal’s editors. Now, readers vote to determine the winning blawgs in each of twelve categories. We’ve selected our favorites below.