Featured Story – August 2018

Introducing LegalSmart We’re excited to be making a number of changes geared toward providing a better experience for all of our current and future Members. In addition to updating our website and making it more user-friendly, we’re also changing the name of our monthly newsletter from LegalWise to LegalSmart. Things you can look forward to … Continue reading Featured Story – August 2018

Something Different – August 2018

  What's In a Name? Nominative Determinism: Yes, That’s My Real Name Surnames are thought to have been derived from a person’s profession, but could it actually have been the other way around? Nominative Determinism is the theory that a person’s name has some bearing on the career path they choose. Scientific pattern or mere … Continue reading Something Different – August 2018

#TrendingNow – August 2018

  Not-a-Flamethrower Not So Boring Terms and Conditions If you’re a fan of Elon Musk, you’ve probably heard of his recent venture into flamethrower sales. Here is a portion of his Dr. Suess-inspired terms and conditions, which were obviously lawyer-approved: I will not use this in a house I will not point this at my … Continue reading #TrendingNow – August 2018

Featured Story – July 2018

Booking a Vacation Rental Home share and vacation rental markets have been around for decades, but are becoming increasingly popular mostly because of platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway. Having amenities such as a fully-equipped kitchen, laundry room, and more space and privacy than a hotel appeals to many types of travelers. Plus, it’s become incredibly … Continue reading Featured Story – July 2018

Tip of the Month – July 2018

It’s always a good idea to have an attorney review documents before you sign them. Before you get too excited about a rental listing and hastily sign a contract, you may want to have an attorney review the details. Having answers up front about things like security deposits and maintenance fees will eliminate any unpleasant … Continue reading Tip of the Month – July 2018

Did You Know – July 2018

Every country has its own unique set of laws in place, so if traveling abroad is in your summer plans, be sure to do some research on your destination of choice. If you do run into any legal issues though, don't worry.You can contact the certified paralegals from our award-winning Member Services department. With our nationwide network of over 13,000 … Continue reading Did You Know – July 2018