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March 2011 Archives

Cyberbullying a Big News Topic on FindLaw

Cyberbullying is a growing concern among parents, teachers, lawmakers, and students alike.

In fact, cyberbullying has become quite a popular news topic on FindLaw lately.

Month after month, scores of readers come back to read a specific blog post that lays out a list of cyberbullying laws around the country. All that traffic must mean something, right? People are clearly concerned about children's online safety and privacy.

How to Find a Case on FindLaw

So you want to look up a case but not sure how to do it? Good news. You're already half-way there. FindLaw has just the resources you need to find a case in no time.

Heading to traffic court? Pull up speeding cases in your area to see how a judge might rule in your case. Facing your ex in family court? Check out summaries of child-custody cases in your state to see what factors a court might consider in awarding child custody and visitation.

You don't even have to be a lawyer to do it. Best of all, it's free.

FindLaw is Making Friends on Facebook!

Well, it's official. FindLaw has made a splash on Facebook.

That's right. Introducing FindLaw for Consumers on Facebook! From handling debt collectors to understanding courtroom procedures, we'll walk you through some of the most common legal issues consumers face.

We'll also keep you locked in to all the latest and greatest legal news and entertaining stories that keeps us all laughing (and crying). Um, can you say, Charlie Sheen anyone?

Small Business Owners Flock to FindLaw

Did you know small business issues are one of our most popular legal topics on FindLaw? Sure, a lot of websites have small business news. but who else gives you legally relevant news and tips catered to the small business community?

Savvy business-minded people know that FindLaw does.

Legalese 101: Did You Know FindLaw has a New Blog Series?

Have you ever dropped some legal jargon just to sound important? Ever said the phrase "per se" or "hearsay" without really knowing what you were talking about?

Or would you just like to correct someone at a cocktail party when they mistakenly pontificate about Miranda rights?

Fear not, as one of's most popular blogs Law & Daily Life has a new series for you: Legalese 101, a FindLaw guide to the often-confusing legal vernacular.

How to Get Legal Help on A Road Map

Life happens. Then is there to help you out.

Everyone needs legal help at some point. FindLaw is here to help you make better legal decisions when life throws you a legal curve ball. From knowing what to do after a routine traffic stop, to understanding the not-so-common (bust just as pesky) bed bug bite, provides the most relevant and up-to-date legal information on the web.

Here is a road map to help you access some of the great things you can do on