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  • Avoiding Fraud and Identity Theft

    Fraud can happen to anyone, and it’s more frequent than ever in the Internet age. From fraudulent emails and scam phone calls, to fake online ads and questionable social media posts, the risk of identity theft is constantly present. Avoid becoming a victim of fraud or identity theft by following these simple steps: Learn about […]

  • Handling the Stress of Foreclosure

    If you’re undergoing a foreclosure, it might like seem like the end of your financial life. This experience is nerve wracking and emotional for everyone, but it doesn’t have to destroy your future. Freedom Legal is here to alleviate some of your stress with the following tips on handling the stress of foreclosure. Seek legal […]

  • Preventing Embezzlement in Your Business

    Embezzlement is not something that only happens to large corporations. It can happen to any business of any size. A report conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in 2012 found that smaller organizations suffered the largest average embezzlement losses between 2010 and 2012. This was chiefly because these companies had fewer anti-fraud controls […]

  • The Importance of Estate Planning

    Estate planning might seem like a morbid task, but it’s essential if you want to make sure everything you worked hard for ends up with the right person in the event of your death. Even if you aren’t wealthy, estate planning is important if you want to protect your assets and pass them along to […]

  • Legal Tips for Startup Companies

    Taking on the challenge of a startup company is often a daunting and overwhelming task. There are so many things that need to be organized before you can officially be in business, from finding staff and office space to dealing with legal aspects. Fortunately, there are specifically trained lawyers who can provide you legal counsel […]

  • Using Alternative Dispute Resolution to Solve Business Conflicts

    Conflict is a fundamental part of being a human being. However, when you own a business, a conflict, dispute or claim can turn into a seriously damaging issue when it isn’t handled professionally. A client or customer will typically send a notice of dispute for two reasons: They are dissatisfied by your products and/or services; […]

  • Giving Back to Those Who Serve: WILLS FOR HEROES 2015

    Before an attorney becomes an attorney and turns their focus to serving his clients he does a small task called Law School. While attending Law School I was told on more than one occasion to always take a little time to give back to your community. This was really emphasized at my commencement by key […]

  • “To Say What the Law Is”

    In the case most of us learn about as the first important decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, Chief Justice John Marshall included a sentence that has shaped American law ever since: “It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is.” As we commemorate the birth of […]

  • Pay no Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain – Candor v. Subterfuge

    A recent news article out of Florida recently sent me thinking about the attempts we sometimes make to avoid any mention of the proverbial elephant in the room. That elephant can be anything–whether it’s a conversation about living wills where you want to avoid talk of cancer around someone who is losing a loved one to it, […]

  • Opportunity Ignorance

    All too often, we can overlook opportunities that are right in front of our noses. Such “opportunity ignorance” can be avoided if we open our eyes and ears. The conversation can play itself forward all too easily… We’re talking with a friend or neighbor or colleague, and mentioning what we do for work. They chime […]