What You Should Know About Divorce Before Getting Married


Divorce is rarely discussed by newly engaged couples, although roughly half of all marriages end in divorce. So, while no one wants to think about it before they get married, […]

Tenant Screening Best Practices for Landlords During the Pandemic


The COVID-19 pandemic has left many out of work or in search of new jobs. That creates unfamiliar challenges for landlords screening tenants in uncertain times. There are also fair […]

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your Credit?


For anyone who is considering filing for bankruptcy, there is often one overriding concern: “What will it do to my credit?”  Although bankruptcy can have a major impact on your […]

2021 Eviction Moratorium Extension and Tenant Rent Relief Update


Millions of Americans continue to struggle financially as businesses big and small fight to stay afloat amid repeated pandemic shutdowns and re-openings. Renters, in particular, worry about the possibility of […]

Does an Eviction Affect Your Credit?


If you have been evicted, finding a new place to live is not your only problem. An eviction could damage, at least indirectly, your credit score. Much of the impact on […]

How Are Multi-Member LLCs and Their Members Taxed?


Limited liability companies, or LLCs, are popular business entities. Many families, friends, and married couples starting a business choose this type of structure for its simplicity and for the liability […]

How Much Can a Landlord Charge for a Security Deposit?


Being a landlord comes with the risk of a tenant not paying you or damaging your property. One of the ways you can reduce this risk is through a security […]

Tax Season 2021: How To Survive an IRS Tax Audit


Being audited by the IRS? Rocket Lawyer has your all-inclusive guide to IRS audit, including causes of an IRS audit and what to do if you’re audited.

Avoid Probate and Collect Your Inheritance with a Small Estate Affidavit


If you recently lost a loved one, the process of trying to settle their estate can be confusing. In many cases, the deceased person’s estate must go through probate court […]

Handling a Cease and Desist Order for Violating COVID-19 Regulations


As a business owner, you know  how difficult it is to keep up with the changing federal, state, and local COVID-19 regulations. If you are not properly following the government’s […]

Important Legal Documents to Prepare for Buying a House


Whether buying your first home or setting your sights on a dream retirement house, it is important to get organized before you dive into the real estate market. There are […]

Should I Form an LLC for My Freelancing Work?


Whether delivering meals, giving rides, gigging as a contract software engineer, or working on the side, you’re operating a small business when you freelance. Even if you do not have […]