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Popping The Question Over The Holidays? You Need Community Property 101.

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It’s the holiday season and love is in the air! Christmas Eve is one of the most popular dates to get engaged. If you’re planning on getting married in the new year, you may want to familiarize yourself with the legal concept of Community Property before becoming one with your soulmate – spiritually and financially.…
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Give Your Family the Gift of Rocket Lawyer for the Holidays

By now, you’ve probably nursed your turkey hangover to health, which is your annual cue to start your Christmas shopping. Woo! …or boo? Some love the prospect of hunting for the *perfect* gift, while others dread the very idea of stepping foot into a mall, only to circle around the parking structure, zigzagging for hours.…
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Six Ways to Co-Parent Over the Holidays Without Killing Each Other

Ideally, the holidays are supposed to be a time of togetherness, tradition, and peace. In reality, we all know that the holidays can be immensely stressful, especially during and after a major family change like a separation or divorce. Balancing quality time with your children during their winter break can be a struggle when you’re still…
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5 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Estate Planning NOW!

Over 64 percent of Americans don’t have a Will. And if you’re not retired yet, that number is even higher. So why is it that no one wants to start their Estate Planning? Not enough time? Too complicated? Or just plain laziness? These are just some excuses people use to justify their procrastination. But how…
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Rocket Lawyer Pongtoberfest Raises Over $1,000 for Next Generation Scholars

October was a spectacular month for sports fans at Rocket Lawyer. First of all, the San Francisco Giants won the World Series (go Bumgarner!). But more importantly, we held our first annual Pongtoberfest: a month-long bracketed ping pong tournament amongst coworkers and archrivals — and a smashing success. The best part: we raised over $1,000…
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Veterans Day Resource Round-Up

“While we can’t begin to repay the debt we owe our veterans for their brave service, we can certainly take steps to ease the physical, psychological and financial hardships they may be experiencing.” Senator Kirsten Gilibrand (D-NY) This Veterans Day, we’re taking a moment to say thank you to those who serve and sacrifice to…
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Consumers: You May Be Forfeiting Your Rights Online

As recently reported in the New York Times, a full one-third of top ranked websites forbid consumers from suing them for damages, unsavory practices, inflated charges, and general bad behavior through inclusion of forced arbitration clauses and class-action ban clauses. The prototypical cartoon image of two figures standing toe-to-toe and one red-faced man shouting into…
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How To Talk To Your Lawyer

We get it. No one wants to talk to lawyers. But there comes a time in everyone’s life—whether it be good news (Marriage) or bad news (Divorce)—when you’ll need to consult with a lawyer. And when that time comes, there are a few tips you should consider to make the legal process a whole lot…
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The Internet of Things Will Change Property Rights Forever

Property law is one of the most ancient and fundamental legal theories in our justice system. Indeed, the cultural origins of property rights based on John Locke’s theory can be traced back to the biblical story of Adam and Eve, where God gave the earth to the two initial inhabitants and their children. Fascinatingly, apart…
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The War of the Wages

Before Labor Day recedes too far into the horizon, let’s spend a few minutes discussing the illustrious and inventive ways that employers defraud their employees out of their earned wages, and legal remedies to counteract the practice. In last week’s companion blog Article 3, I mentioned a Subway franchise owner with the unlikely name of…
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