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

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

MSN Money
Best Online Will Makers of 2020
November 12, 2020

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

U.S. News & World Report
What to Know About FMLA During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 21, 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

MagnifyMoney (by LendingTree)
How to Get Your Security Deposit Back from Your Landlord
September 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

The Associated Press
Millennial Money: There's More Than 1 Way to Slay a Debt
March 26, 2019

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

U.S. News & World Report
How to Negotiate With Debt Collectors
February 28, 2019

U.S. News & World Report
How to Deal With Debt Collectors
February 12, 2019

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

U.S. News & World Report
What Happens When You Stop Making Credit Card Payments?
January 3, 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 ‚Äč30th 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

Who's Going to Pay for That? Maybe You (and Your Insurance)
May 23, 2017

The New York Times
What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together
April 28, 2017

The Washington Post
Finding that first apartment can be scary. But it doesn't have to be.
April 28, 2017

Is it Ever Legal to Punch Someone in the Face?
February 17, 2017

More unmarried couples say 'I do' to a mortgage
February 9, 2017

The New York Times
Why You Should Get Around to Drawing Up a Will
February 8, 2017

When Is it Time to Consider Bankruptcy for Your Small Business
January 6, 2017

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