Law Guide

The Law Guide contains articles written by attorneys that answer many popular legal questions concerning over 100 legal topics using language that is easy to understand. Articles described as a "FAQ" contain answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the law. Select a legal category below or use the search button in our navigation to find the law article that is of interest to you.

Information on how to purchase a homeowner's insurance policy, whether you rent or own, how much coverage to buy, how to make a claim, what may be excluded, what is typically included and more.
How to maximize the tax deductions you may take if you work from home, including for a "home office." Article providing the rules, requirements and advice to maximize your tax deductions.
How to create and form a non-profit company, requirements for IRC § 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with the IRS, best practices for maintaining tax exempt status and more.
How the eviction process works, what a landlord needs to do to evict a tenant, common tenant defenses, how to fix rent and lease disputes, constructive eviction, court orders and more.
List of tenant remedies for breaches of a lease by the landlord, when you can reduce or withhold rent payments, when you can fix problems yourself, best practices and other information.
Frequently asked questions about boating accidents, what to do, how to report an accident, how to answer questions, how liability is apportioned, money damages for injured parties.
What to do if you've been served with a Domestic Violence Restraining Order of any kind, how to respond, what not to do, how to protect your rights and avoid a criminal record.
Explanation of when copyright protection may not apply, such as works in the Public Domain and the Fair Use Exception to copyright law, government work products and more.
Answers regarding important state and federal boating laws, life jacket requirements, BUI or boating under the influence, and resources for boating licenses and laws.
How to register a copyright, including basic information that you should know about copyrights before you fill out the forms at the U.S. Copyright Office.