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How I Met Your Mother's Legal Needs at

By Brett Snider, Esq. on May 08, 2014 9:47 AM

Mother's Day is almost upon us. Instead of overpriced lotions and hastily bought greeting cards, why not help your mom get her legal ducks in a row?

Let's face it, your mother probably already has a mug (or two... or three) that say "World's No. 1 Mom," and flower arrangements will quickly wither. But does your mom have an updated estate plan, an advance directive, or a durable financial power of attorney?

Turn to for these simple ways to meet your mother's legal needs:

Legal Planning for All Ages

FindLaw launched its new Legal Planning tools last summer, and these resources can help moms in all stages of life:

  • Young moms. Whether you're a young mom or just close to one, FindLaw offers legal tips for young families which can make a difference down the road, including a New Parent Checklist and a guide to the home-buying process.
  • Middle years. Moms need legal help with their careers and finances, too. FindLaw has the tools to make moms' middle years their best -- along with resources for moms dealing with divorce and child custody.
  • Retirement. Is your mom living a "Golden Girls" lifestyle? Help her plan for life and the unexpected with our tips for retirees, covering topics such as estate-planning and elder law.

To get more legal planning tips delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for FindLaw's Legal Planning Newsletter by clicking here. (Your mom may find it handy too.)

FindLaw's Legal Bloggers Love Our Moms

FindLaw's Blogs team loves moms! Don't miss all the great content on how moms intersect with the law, like:

Point your mom in the direction of our blogs and let us give her some love.

Check Out Our Lawyer Directory

Does your mom have a legal problem that requires a lawyer -- or at least a free (or low-cost) consultation with one? Or maybe you'd like to find a lawyer for an issue you need to handle for her? Look no further than FindLaw's Lawyer Directory.

Whether it's estate planning or starting a new business, FindLaw's listed lawyers have you and your mom covered. So check out a few lawyer profiles and find one that's the right fit for you.

Are there any other legal issues for your mom you'd like us to address? Please let us know on our FindLaw for Consumers Facebook page or on Twitter (@FindLawConsumer). From all of us here at FindLaw, Happy Mother's Day!

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