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The year is coming to a close, but we can't say goodbye to 2014 without considering some of the "greatest hits" from FindLaw's consumer-focused legal blogs.

Every year, FindLaw's Blogs cover topics that consumers can't get enough of: law enforcement questions, viral video liability, and even reality TV court battles.

So what did consumers love most about 2014? Here are 2014's Top 10 Consumer Blog posts:

As dusk falls and the sun oozes into an orange puddle on the horizon, you hear the slow but steady cadence of footsteps approaching your front door. You're not expecting company, and you get a chilling sensation as you hear a dull knock at the door, the clap of thunder, and what sounds like the word "brains." Halloween was several weeks ago, so you're not expecting trick-or-treaters (or zombies, for that matter).

You peer through the peephole and see a young man holding a few papers in his hand; nothing out of the ordinary. It's not a monster, you conclude, but something much, much worse... a process server!

That's right, you're being sued for something that happened on October 31, and apparently it's your fault (Oh, and the guy serving you the complaint said "rain" under his breath when he felt a few drops on his head). The horror!

Actually, there are quite a few ways you can expose yourself to a lawsuit on Halloween. Let's explore a few -- if you dare:

User Complaints: We Love 'Em. No, Really, We Do.

Everyone has seen that sign for the "complaint department" asking the complainer to pull his number from a grenade. There is also one that says, "Complaint Department --> 300 Miles." You get the idea, nobody likes to hear complaints.

This month's From The Managing Editor post is going to take that idea on, just a bit. Do I like complaining? Not particularly -- just ask my son. However, our user comments system, the place where we get many complaints and comments our readers may have, is actually pretty important to us.

So much so that sometimes, yes, I could almost say we love it.

Civic-minded Americans may already know that we're about a month away from Election Day. You might be someone who always schedules out your trip to your polling place, or you might even be someone who's planning on voting for the first time.

Regardless of your experience, FindLaw can help you enhance your participation in our democracy, with helpful articles in our Blogs and in our Learn About the Law section.

To wit, here are 14 legal reminders for the 2014 elections:

It's been 13 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and quite a bit has changed in the fullness of time. Perhaps most poignantly, "Ground Zero" now serves as the foundation for the National September 11 Memorial and Museum -- including relics like the "Miracle Cross."

But FindLaw's Gabriella Khorasanee, Team Lead for Direct to Consumer products and a native New Yorker, still remembers the World Trade Center site as it was -- as a dual colossus striding New York City's skyline. A steel and glass symbol, a sigil even, of the city she knew and still loves.

Gabriella has deeply etched memories of 9/11, when she was working at a Manhattan law firm. She shared some of her recollections with FindLaw Insider.

Everyone needs a break during the hot and busy summer months, even our dedicated staff. Last Wednesday, FindLaw employees and contractors participated in our annual summer picnic/BBQ, and this year proved to be a real hit!

Check out some of the fun festivities FindLaw employees took part in during this year's FindLaw picnic.

A new report finds that more than one in three Americans has debt in collections. But don't panic! FindLaw.com has many resources that can help.

According to the Urban Institute, 35 percent of U.S. consumers are struggling with debt in collections -- amounting to approximately 77 million Americans. But what can these debtors do to climb out from underneath their financial obligations?

Check out these three ways FindLaw can help Americans who are struggling with debt in collections:

We live in a wondrous age where you can rise to perilous heights at fantastic speeds, transporting yourself thousands of miles in mere hours for less than a week's wages.

Though we rarely stop to revel in this luxury, there are plenty of things about air travel that bring us back to earth. A recent FindLaw.com survey finds that 84 percent of Americans are fed up with being "nickel and dimed" by airline fees. Airlines are increasingly charging for perks like checked bags and seat choice -- features that used to be free.

So as a level-headed air traveler, what can you do to soar above? Here are a few legal tips:

After almost a year, Season 5 of "The Good Wife" has come to a close -- and so has FindLaw's legal reviews of each episode... until next season, of course.

Still, looking back on all the time we spent watching Alicia, Diane, Peter, and the recently departed Will, we may have actually learned something.

Press pause on your DVR and relive Season 5 with these 10 spoiler-filled legal lessons from "The Good Wife":

The gentle breeze, the smell of spring flowers, the smug satisfaction of passing gridlocked cars filled with angst-ridden commuters -- what's not to like about commuting by bike?

OK, maybe those close calls at the intersection or a particularly long uphill stretch. Gear heads know that pedaling to work rivals the benefits of that morning cup of coffee or occasional trip to the gym, but the savvy bike commuter also needs to know the rules of the road.

So in honor of National Bike to Work Week, we at FindLaw offer our two cents on the legal aspects of bicycling in a car-dominated world.