Category: Personal

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Are Divorce Records Public?

Most divorce papers are accessible to anyone who knows where to find them. In this post, find out what public records are, if any records are private, and if you have the option to hide your divorce papers from prying...

/ January 16, 2018
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Are Verbal Agreements Legally Binding?

A verbal agreement can create a valid, legally binding contract without a written document, but there are some exceptions based on the elements in the contract and its purpose. In this post, we discuss the basic elements of a contract,...

/ January 11, 2018
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Getting Started with Crowdfunding: The Basics

Thinking about starting a crowdfunding campaign? Before you get started, take a look at some of the most popular questions about crowdfunding to help you build a successful campaign.

/ January 9, 2018
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Alternative Executors in Last Wills

Choosing an executor for your Last Will and Testament is an important part of your estate plan since they will be the person who administers your last wishes. Usually, people choose family members to execute their Wills, but if you...

/ December 20, 2017
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The Basics of Donating Your Body to Science

  It is estimated that about 20,000 bodies are donated in the United States each year for the purpose of medical research and education. Choosing to donate your body to science after you pass away might seem like an unconventional...

/ December 13, 2017
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Can You Be Forced Into Signing a Contract?

This post goes through how undue influence, coercion or duress can affect the validity of a contract.

/ November 22, 2017