Out of Work Due to Shelter in Place Orders? Here Are Tips for Getting Benefits and Relief – Including for Contractors and Freelancers. Plus, a Critical Task if You Or Someone You Are Caring for Is at High Risk.

By Rachel Puryear, Attorney at Law If you have lost your source of income due to Shelter in Place orders, you are not alone. Following drastic efforts to slow the spread of the Covid-19/coronavirus; many who are not able to do their usual work (from home at least) are now faced with very real worries…

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Considering Renting Property? Here’s a Few Things Small Landlords Should Know. (Part 2 of 2)

By Rachel Grainger Puryear, the Free Range Lawyer Welcome to part 2 of this post! The first post covered fair housing laws, and rent control and just cause eviction laws. This post will cover even more that small landlords should know – and again, this post may also be read as a guide to tenant…

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Considering Renting Property? Here’s a Few Things Small Landlords Should Know. (Part 1 of 2)

By Rachel Grainger Puryear, the Free Range Lawyer Do you have an extra room in your house that you have considered renting out to a new housemate? Or have you thought about buying an investment property and renting it to families? You are not alone. Real estate investment can be a powerful tool for building…

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

This Memorial Day weekend, my husband and I visited Lassen Volcanic National Park, which is located in far Northeastern California. This park, offering plenty of high desert mountain beauty as well as really cool geothermic activity, is well worth a visit. The park’s geothermic features including bubbling mud pots, geysers, hot springs, and fumaroles. Such…

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