Archive for August 2020

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What to Ask Before Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement

A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is a binding legal contract that restricts your ability to share information about a specific subject. It is most commonly used in the employment or independent […]

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Top 3 Documents Your New Employee Should Sign

Finding the right people to hire is one of the most difficult tasks any small business owner will face, but properly onboarding your new employee is key to a productive […]

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How to Sign Documents as a Power of Attorney Agent

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that grants one person the authority to act or make decisions on behalf of the person creating the Power of Attorney. The […]

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What to Include Before Signing an Independent Contractor Agreement

Freelance work is increasingly common as technology continues to provide new ways for workers to complete tasks remotely. Every small business owner should have an agreement in place with freelancers, […]

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Next Steps After a Fire: Experienced Attorneys Share Their Insight

This week we sat with two attorneys to get their perspectives on what they believe are the next steps people should take after a fire.

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Are Digital Signatures Legally Binding?

Not that long ago, the only way to verify your agreement with a contract or statement was to physically drag a pen across paper. Although ink signatures are still broadly […]

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Key Documents Employers Need When Returning to Work

All across the country, employers are making decisions about whether or not to reopen their physical locations once local health and safety mandates are lifted. If you have plans to […]

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Employee Health and Privacy in the Workplace

With COVID-19 exposure being top of mind for employers and employees who are returning to work, you may be concerned about medical privacy rights in the workplace. While many people […]

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How to Prepare for Employees to Return to Work after COVID-19

As parts of the country start to open back up, you may have some concerns as an employer about how best to bring your team back to work. For instance, […]

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Learning Pods & Micro Schools: Homeschooling Questions

With COVID-19 jeopardizing the safe opening of schools across the country, many parents are looking into creating “learning pods” or “micro schools” for their children. A learning pod is a […]

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

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 […]

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Back to School? Common Questions about Reopening Plans

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Meet Santhana Parthasarathy: SVP of Technology

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 […]