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FindLaw's New Legal News App for iPhone, iPad Debuts Today

We get it, you love getting legal news on your iGadgets. Be honest: Do you wake up each morning wondering what's happening at the Supreme Court? Are you dying to know the latest legal headlines? Can't get enough of outrageous lawsuits?

Well there's an app for all that ... and we made it!

FindLaw's Legal News app is a way to get all the latest legal news you love...on the go. Did we mention it's also completely free?

FindLaw Announces Its Consumer Legal Blogs

FindLaw (a Thomson Reuters business) today formally announced the launch of its nine consumer legal blogs.

The new blogs; written by FindLaw's in-house team of attorney authors, editors & producers; offer commentary on common legal issues and current events. "There is a little something for everyone" says lead attorney editor, Stephanie Rahlfs. "By utilizing blog technology we are able to bring the legal world down to earth, expose need-to-know legal developments and the more entertaining side of the law in real time."

Consumers can subscribe to any of the blogs for free via RSS.  

American Entrepreneurial Spirit is Alive & Well

Last Monday FindLaw released a survey that found 60% of Americans have started or considered starting their own business. A number of small business blogs including Travel Agent Central, CEOSelf and small business columnist Jan Norman picked up the release.

This week FindLaw proudly launched its own small business blog called Free Enterprise written by in-house attorney editors and providing current legal news & information for the small business community.

Go it Alone - With Help

FindLaw's small business section offers a wealth of free up-to-date information on the topic and is a great starting point for understanding the legal implications of starting a business, finance and taxes, and hiring employees. FindLaw even offers low cost do-it-yourself forms for structuring a business, or filing for a patent or trademark.

It's a good idea to hire a qualified professional like a small business lawyer or accountant to help with important issues when starting & running a business; And experienced small business people recommend learning from the mistakes and successes of others. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is another excellent resource for free or low-cost advice from seasoned business owners and executives willing to help new entrepreneurs establish and grow their businesses.