Recent Legal Articles

Family couple consultations with a lawyer or insurance agent. Law and insurance.
Rowan Guthrie

How Does Getting Married Affect My Tax Filing Status?

Marriage brings some changes to your financial picture. This includes how you file your taxes. Explore how marriage affects your tax filing status as well as the potential benefits it can bring.

A closeup photo shows a man wearing a business suit extending his hand into the foreground to offer it for a handshake ostensibly for the purpose of closing a legal or business negotiation, negotiation, lawyer, law, attorney, legal, handshake, shaking hands, business suit, suit, attorney, business, businessman
Missy Nolan

Ask a Lawyer These 5 Questions Before You Hire Them

An attorney can provide legal advice if they decide to take your case, but like many potential clients, you may be wondering how you know a law firm is a good fit for your case.

Tax Season: 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Form Horizontal top right view of an office laptop background with a metallic pen Tax Time note pad reminder green tree foregrounds - work from home and personal and social distancing - image
Shelley Frost

What Are Estimated Tax Payments ... and Who Are They For?

Estimated tax payments only apply to certain situations, but if a tax professional recommended that you make them this year, it’s good to know what you’re getting yourself into.

A woman in a brown sweater standing in front of a blue curtain against a white wall holds her hand over her mouth in shock as she looks up at damage to the ceiling, blue curtain, woman, brown sweater, ceiling, damage to ceiling, apartment, white wall, drywall, curtain, shocked, amazed, disbelief, distress
Sarah Stasik

What Can I Do if My Landlord Won't Make Repairs?

What if your landlord doesn't fix things in a timely manner or at all? Unfortunately, that does happen, and it's important to know what to do if the landlord refuses to make repairs.

Last will on cream color paper in opened  envelope
Sarah Stasik

What Are My Rights as an Heir in Probate?

You may wonder whether there are rights of heirs to an estate that can protect your interests during this process. The short answer is yes, but estate heirs' rights are not unlimited.

happy family eating dinner together in the dining room
Rowan Guthrie

Do Step-Parents Have Custody Rights?

Stepparents often provide their stepchildren with love, support and guidance. However, when there’s a divorce or separation, or the biological parent is no longer around, stepparents are in a difficult position, custody-wise.

Judge gavel with Justice lawyers, Businessman in suit or lawyer working on a documents in courtroom. Legal law, advice and justice concept.
Erin Wallace

How Much Does an Immigration Attorney Cost?

Hiring an immigration attorney can improve your chances at a positive outcome. Understanding immigration attorney costs can be important to planning your next step.

An official hands a male and female couple their passports and visas while all three people are seated at a table in front of a map of the world in the background, man, woman, women, official, worker, male-female couple, couple, fiancee, lovers, married, husband and wife, husband, wife, engaged, married, spouse, spouses, passport, passports, visa, visas, travel
Leigh A. Morgan

What Is the Legal Process For Sponsoring a Family Member's Immigration?

In most cases, a foreign citizen who wants to obtain a U.S. visa must have a sponsor. Here’s what sponsors need to know.


Get the number of a local pro sent to your phone.
Please select a category.
Step 1/2