The Nolo Press Room

Nolo is a leading provider of plain-English legal information and products for consumers and businesses. A subsidiary of Internet Brands, Nolo publishes:

  • more than 100 books
  • a network of websites that feature extensive free content
  • do-it-yourself products that include forms, software, and ebooks, and
  • a consumer-friendly lawyer directory.

Nolo pioneered the DIY law movement in 1971, when two legal aid attorneys set out to demystify the law for people who couldn't afford lawyers.

Nolo in the News

When the Homeowners Association Comes for Your Home
September 14, 2023

Story (by J.P. Morgan)
Renting to roommates: 5 key considerations
July 19, 2023

What is a deed of trust?
March 28, 2023

Make Your Credit Cards Less Vulnerable to Fraud
February 23, 2023

The Washington Post
6 joyful steps for end-of-life planning
January 5, 2023
Nolo Helps People Find Experienced, Reliable Bankruptcy Attorneys and Legal Representation
October 18, 2022

These 10 states have the worst rent control laws
September 8, 2022

Sick of spam calls? This man sued and won $1,200 without a lawyer
September 2, 2022

It's "super easy" to set up a revocable living trust. Here's what to know
August 29, 2022

Car Accident Lawyer Fees 2022 Guide
August 19, 2022

Here's who inherited Stevie Ray Vaughn's money after his death
August 4, 2022

You die without a will. What happens next?
July 29, 2022

The Street
Ask Bob: Should I file for social security or disability?
July 26, 2022

Landlord refuses to reimburse tenant for hotel stay, dividing the internet
July 25, 2022

Psychology Today
Online divorce: Is it right for you?
July 19, 2022

8 ugly truths about getting divorced
July 18, 2022

Psych Central
Can depression deny you entry into the United States?
July 13, 2022

Typical car accident settlement amounts
July 8, 2022
8 ugly financial truths about getting divorced
July 1, 2022

The rational approach you can take when a friend or family member owes
you money
June 30, 2022

Waitress who comes home with a $0 paycheck each week stirs outrage
June 23, 2022

Your friend asks you to be the executor of their will - should you do it?
June 17, 2022

Internet applauds applicant who sued shady company for fraud
June 17, 2022

The Independent
Amber Heard can't pay $8.35 in damages to Johnny Depp. Now what?
June 5, 2022

The Ascent (by The Motley Fool)
Occupancy fraud
May 23, 2022

6 tips to help bolster your case in small claims court
May 16, 2022

Reverse mortgage disclosures
May 5, 2022

AP News
Millennial Money: A loved one owes you money, now what?
May 3, 2022

Internet backs homeowner in tree dispute with 'pissed off' neighbors
April 5, 2022

U.S. News & World Report
How to get help paying medical bills
March 29, 2022

Employee who allegedly stole from shared tip jar infuriates the
March 22, 2022

Let's talk about death - at the dinner table
March 17, 2022

Father Turns Son In For Allegedly Sending Nude Photos to Minor: Police
March 4, 2022

Commenters Support Man Who Says He Made His Wife Mad by Buying His Ex a New Car
November 12, 2021

Where Divorces Are Becoming More Common in 2021
October 19, 2021

Drunk Woman Smashed Husband's Car While Picking Him Up From His Drunk Accident
September 16, 2021

I'm a tenant in a new apartment complex. We need a handicap-accessible ramp, but the building manager won't respond. What can I do?
September 10, 2021

Realtor Magazine
The Construction Conundrum
July 29, 2021

Real Simple
Everything You Need to Know to Negotiate Alimony
June 17, 2021

The Wall Street Journal
Special-Needs Trusts: How They Work and What Has Changed
June 3, 2021

Put an Estate Plan in Place
March 19, 2021

The College Investor
Setting Up an LLC for Investing
November 4, 2020

Keep All Your Investments Diversified
November 3, 2020

Best online will makers for 2020
November 2, 2020

Your Debt Can Expire. Here's Why Running Out the Clock Is Not a Good Strategy
October 26, 2020

What Is Probate and Can You Avoid It?
October 22, 2020

Los Angeles Times
What to consider when deciding whether to buy or rent a home
October 21, 2020

Can You Pay Rent With a Credit Card?
October 13, 2020

Are Life Insurance Benefits Taxable?
October 12, 2020

How to acquire and establish a rental property
October 8, 2020

Ruby Tuesday joins list of companies seeking bankruptcy protection. What to do if your own business is struggling
October 8, 2020

The 6 Best Online Divorce Services of 2020
October 7, 2020

The Simple Dollar
Checklist: How Unemployment Works And What You Need to Get Benefits
October 6, 2020

The Wall Street Journal
How to Prepare Your Financial Information for When You Die
October 3, 2020

The Finances of Joint Custody Agreements: 10 Things You Must Know
August 18, 2020

Dear Landlords: How to Help Tenants and Stay Afloat in the Time of COVID-19
July 30, 2020

When will the federal eviction moratorium return?
July 28, 2020

Probate Workarounds Can Save Your Heirs Time and Money
July 16, 2020

Spectrum News
Has the Coronavirus Pandemic Created a Spike in Divorces?
July 1, 2020

NPR's Life Kit
End-Of-Life Planning Is A 'Lifetime Gift' To Your Loved Ones
June 30, 2020

Don't Let Your Relief Check Disappear Into Your Debts
April 15, 2020

How to Avoid Being Evicted From Your Home
April 6, 2020

Can landlords discriminate based on a tenant's job? It's complicated
April 3, 2020

A Brief Guide to Estate Planning
March 30, 2020

The New York Times
Dear Mom and Dad: Are Your Finances Ready for Retirement?
February 14, 2020

Library Journal
Ilona Bray: Coming to America | Q&A
December 3, 2019

Fodor's Travel
What to Do If You've Been Scammed in This Anna Delvey Hotel Con
October 30, 2019

How to Pay Off Medical Debt
August 8, 2019

CNBC Make It
Here's what you should be doing in your 20s, 30s and 40s to retire wealthy, says money expert
June 19, 2019

The Ascent (by The Motley Fool)
Should I Use a Personal Loan to Pay for My Divorce?
June 19, 2019

Making It in the Gig Economy
June 6, 2019

Accounting Today
Airbnb hosts beware: Tax issues loom
June 4, 2019

New York Daily News
Apple forces UK widow to get court order to retrieve dead husband's photos for their 10-year-old daughter
May 12, 2019

The New York Times
Divorce Advice (And It Won't Cost You a Thing)
April 24, 2019

How to Write Your Will Online in 15 Minutes
April 9, 2019

The Washington Post
Is that side hustle a business or a hobby? Know the difference to avoid issues with the IRS.
April 8, 2019

Fodor's Travel
If Turbulence Is Bad Enough, Can You Sue?
March 14, 2019

Accounting Today
Hiring your first employee? Here's what you should know
February 7, 2019

Forward Reviews
Review of Get It Together: 8th Edition
December 20, 2018

USA Today
How much does it cost to get a divorce? 10 states with the highest price tags.
November 26, 2018

Giving your money away when you die: 10 questions to ask
October 30, 2018

Cision (PRNewswire)
Internet Brands Announces Martindale-Avvo to Reflect Breadth and Reach of Legal Network
October 23, 2018

Business Insider
8 myths about prenups you should stop believing
October 15, 2018

6 Estate-Planning Mistakes Celebrities Made
August 31, 2018

How to choose an executor for your will
July 30, 2018

Planning for Retirement as a Single Person
June 7, 2018

The New York Times
The Pets Are All Right (Even Though You're Gone)
May 24, 2018

Independent Book Publishers Association
Nolo's Tax Guide for Short-Term Rentals: Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and More wins gold in ​30th Annual Benjamin Franklin Award™ Program for Excellence in Independent Book Publishing
April 9, 2018

For some consumers, bankruptcy is the solution to crushing debt
April 7, 2018

The New York Times
What It Was Like to Finally Write My Will
April 3, 2018

New Pass-Through Tax Break for Retirement Income
April 3, 2018

Investor's Business Daily
Estate Planning Checklist: Easy Stress-Free Steps For Getting Organized
March 30, 2018

The Wall Street Journal
New Tax Law May Encourage Home Rentals
March 25, 2018

The New York Times
When Your Parents Remarry, Everyone Is Happy, Right?
March 22, 2018

Associated Press News
You can do your own estate plan, but should you?
February 5, 2018

Here's one of the simplest ways to qualify for the "pass-through" deduction
February 3, 2018

The Spectrum
What to do when a loved one dies
January 18, 2018

Los Angeles Times
Why setting up a living trust may be wise, especially in California
January 7, 2018

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