How Do Rent Relief Programs Benefit Landlords?


With many tenants unable to pay rent due to COVID-19, landlords are struggling as well. Depending on where you are located and the jobs your tenants had at the start […]

Do You Need to Trademark Your Business Name?

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Running your own business can be a major challenge for even the smallest of operations. As a small business owner, you are acutely aware of the many demands on your […]

Prepare for the Unexpected with a Power of Attorney for Your Finances


Few of us have a plan in place for accidents and emergencies, yet if you were to become incapacitated, you would probably want the right person or people making decisions […]

What Should I Know About Personal Bankruptcy and COVID-19?


Many people have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s broad impact on the economy. While bankruptcy is one option for those who are struggling, there are other pathways […]

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 […]

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 […]