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Online Legal Documents are Deficient
Posted on: September 20th, 2012
A recent article in Consumers Reports featured a blind test of online legal documents by three law school professors. Their conclusion:...
LegalZoom Files Suit Against NC State Bar
Posted on: October 6th, 2011
The online legal forms provider LegalZoom.com recently filed a lawsuit against the North Carolina State Bar in Wake County Superior Court, requesting that a judge rule that the company is entitled to sell standard legal forms on its website and be allowed to register in North Carolina to sell prepaid legal services. See this article on the Raleigh News and Observer website....
IRS Offers Tips for Protecting Documents from Disaster
Posted on: May 27th, 2011
Here in North Carolina we know all to well that disasters can strike at any time. In this YouTube video, the IRS provides guidance for protecting tax and other important documents from natural disasters. ...
Organ Donation in North Carolina
Posted on: January 20th, 2011
Do you want to be an organ donor? Do you know how to become one? There are three ways to become a donor: 1. Request that a heart be placed on your driver’s license at the DMV. ...
No more “Do-Over” Strategy for Social Security Retirement Benefits
Posted on: January 14th, 2011
On December 8, 2010, the Social Security Administration published a new rule eliminating the “do-over” strategy some retirees were using to boost their retirement benefits. The new rule went into effect immediately....
Is LegalZoom Selling Your Personal Information?
Posted on: September 27th, 2010
The Attorney General of Washington instituted an investigation of LegalZoom for the unauthorized practice of law and the release of personal and financial information of customers to third parties, resulting in LegalZoom entering into this Assurance of Discontinuance. Check out this article on the topic....