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10 Important Items to Look for in Wedding Vendor Contracts

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By Arkady Bukh, Esq. Did you know the average wedding budget comes at approximately $20,000? With that kind of money at stake, there can be a lot of pressure to make sure everything turns out perfectly. DJ cut the party too short? Cake never arrived? Make sure you put it in writing before the wedding,…
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What the #HEdoubleHockeySticks?

At Rocket Lawyer, we’re used to a little controversy. It comes with the territory. In the past several years, we’ve helped transform the legal industry to provide accessible legal help so there were bound to be a few pushbacks. Even so, when we decided to launch our first Rocket Lawyer outdoor advertising campaign, we were…
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Unique Things to Do in Vegas while at SHRM15

Planning for a trip can take a bulk of your time. With SHRM15 fast approaching, we thought it would be helpful to compile a list of unique things to do in Vegas. Is there anything else to do in Vegas besides gambling and partying? Yep, plenty. Where else could you “Yabba Dabba Doo” in a…
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Legal Lessons From Movies Set in Vegas

There’s no better way to prepare for a trip than to watch movies about your destination. As we get ready for SHRM15, we’ve been catching up on some of these old favorites set in Sin City. Hopefully the legal lessons within them will help to prepare you for your journey, as well. Imagine if the…
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6 Times in Life When You Should Redo Your Will

By Arkady Bukh How will you be enjoying Father’s Day? No matter what you’ll be doing, you’ll most likely be with your family and loved ones. That’s why, Father’s Day is a perfect time and can serve as an annual reminder to make sure your will is updated and current. And if you do have…
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35 Ways to Use Rocket Lawyer

People generally have a lot more legal needs than they realize. Rocket Lawyer makes it simple to get the help you need. Here’s a list of 35 ways you can use Rocket Lawyer: Make a will Create a bill of sale for your Prius Disinherit your snarky nephew Ask questions about your parking ticket Put…
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The Legacy of “Wills”

Wills are legacies. Sure, they’re traditionally a way of protecting your loved ones, making sure they’re cared for, but examples are legion of wills being used to endow universities, fund research to help cure disease, house orphans and/or refugees and establish foundations. In many instances, they allow the person to do in death what he/she…
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Taxes, (Un)Explained: The Best Things in Life Are Tax-Free

If there’s one thing even most Republicans and Democrats agree on, it’s that the tax system should be “fair,” if for no other reason than people then feel better about paying their due, and theoretically, at least, cheat less. Unfortunately that taxes should be “fair” is one of those inch-deep accords, since as soon as…
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My Big Fat Greek Tax Problem

Last week’s blog contained this amazing stop-the-presses Newsflash: Americans don’t like paying taxes! I know that comes as a shock, but go lie down and put a cold compress on your head, and in a few days, or maybe a week, you’ll get over it. Besides, there is apparently a country that dislikes paying taxes…
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It’s the New & Improved April 15

It’s almost spring, a time when we shake off the winter doldrums, dust off the hiking boots, fill our bosoms with hope as flowers begin to bloom, and have the profound realization, “I gotta do my taxes! Pronto!” Yes. Just as we start to fill a renewed sense of optimism and hope, April 15 comes…
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