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Month: May 2011

The Rise of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

The Rise of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

Like many areas of the law, estate planning was once a lawyer-only endeavor—folks were expected to pay lawyers to draw up their wills or trusts. These days, however, DIY estate planning is common and growing. And thanks to the Internet, it’s easier than ever to access sound legal tools that you can use to plan your estate without a lawyer. The Early Do-It-Yourselfers Perhaps the first foray into do-it-yourself estate planning began in 1965 with Norman Dacey‘s How to Avoid…

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Nolo Joins Internet Brands

Nolo Joins Internet Brands

We are pleased to announce that we have been acquired by Internet Brands, a new media company based in El Segundo, California. “Nolo has always advocated for a more accessible and affordable legal system while giving consumers the plain-English information they needed to tackle everyday legal tasks,” said Jake Warner, our executive chairman and co-founder. “We’re confident that Internet Brands’ proven expertise in e-commerce, consumer-focused products, and online SMB marketing services will maximize Nolo’s online presence.” Bob Brisco, CEO of…

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