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Rules of my road: 2017

Not legal advice! So many reader questions come in that are beyond what The Legal Genealogist can answer in this blog, because they’re asking for legal advice. Um… that’s not what this blog is all about. Not what this blog can do. It’s...

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Looking ahead: 2017

Speaking out in 2017 The Legal Genealogist is quite certain that it will come as a great surprise to everyone out there. You would never ever have guessed that … well … I like to talk about genealogy. I know, I know. Such a shocking revelation.1...

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DNA resolutions for 2017

Starting the New Year off right So here we are on the first Sunday — and first day! — of 2017, and it’s time again for The Legal Genealogist to stop for a minute and take stock on the DNA side of genealogy. It’s the perfect time to stop, and...

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The Official TLG 2016 Thank You List

To the hosts and more of 2016 How can it be…? It isn’t really already…? Can it really be the 31st of December? The very last day of 2016? New Year’s Eve 2016. Already. Looking back on a whirlwind year, it’s clear that I’ve had the chance...

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The returns of the 2016 season

What to do with the returns cash Okay. Let’s all admit it. Come on. Say it out loud and get it over with. Here… The Legal Genealogist will go first:      Not everything we got for Christmas was a hit. Yep, folks, that...

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The laws of Christmas: 2016 reprise

It wasn’t always a holiday In keeping with The Legal Genealogist‘s after-Christmas tradition, this post (a reprise from years past), has a question for you: Did you have a good Christmas holiday? And, with apologies to all of our first responders and...

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2016 top posts: all time

Atop the all-time leaderboard The Legal Genealogist is wrapping up the fifth year of blogging here as December winds to a close, and in that time has written nearly 1,700 posts that have been viewed, in the aggregate, more than six million times. Some of them have...

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2016 top posts: overall

The overall winners of 2016 So, putting the top DNA posts of 2016 aside after yesterday’s post, The Legal Genealogist continues the look back at this crazy tumultuous year with a review of the top posts overall from all of 2016. There are some interesting...

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2016 top posts: DNA

2016 DNA retrospective Here we are, in the last days of 2016, so it’s time to stop for a moment, and reflect as part of a year-end review. As has been true in other recent years, this has been a pretty amazing year for DNA testing and its use in genealogy. Not...

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The Legal Genealogist’s Christmas Wish 2016

Merry Christmas! From The Legal Genealogist to all those who have so enriched my life in 2016… I wish you the merriest of Christmases! Disclaimer Terms and conditions may apply. Timely delivery of wishes from this server through the Internet is not guaranteed....

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