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Rules of my road: 2020

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 necessary, or at least...

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Happy New Year 2020

And an anniversary here at TLG Eight years ago today, on the first of January 2012, the very first post appeared here at The Legal Genealogist. It explained that: My purpose in writing The Legal Genealogist is, in part, to help folks understand the often arcane and...

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The Official TLG 2019 Thank You List

To the hosts and more of 2019 It isn’t really already…? How can it be…? Seriously…? Can it really be the last day of 2019 -- and the decade -- already? Already. Looking back, it’s been yet another whirlwind year where I’ve had the chance to meet folks from a wide...

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2019 top posts: all time

Atop the all-time leaderboard The Legal Genealogist is wrapping up an eighth year of blogging here as December winds to a close, and in that time has written more than 2,500 posts that have been viewed, in the aggregate, millions of times by roughly 3.5 million people...

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2019 top posts: DNA

Top DNA posts of the year Here we are, in the last days of 2019, and The Legal Genealogist is continuing to take the chance some extra time-off allows, to think back and reflect. It's now the last Sunday of the year -- the last of this decade -- and when you think...

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2019 top posts: family

Top family posts of the year Here we are, in the last days of 2019, and The Legal Genealogist is continuing to take a chance to think back and reflect. It's Saturday... the day I usually focus on my family here in the blog. And it's in the heart of the holiday season...

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2019 top posts: overall

The overall winners of 2019 Here we are, in the last days of 2019, and -- as has been the custom here at The Legal Genealogist in recent years -- it's time once again to take just a moment to think back and reflect. Blog posts here generally fall into three basic...

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The returns of the 2019 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 a holiday gift was a hit. Yep, folks, that soap-on-a-rope just isn't quite the same after...

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The Legal Genealogist’s Christmas Wish 2019

Merry Christmas! From The Legal Genealogist to all those who have so enriched my life in 2019... I wish you the merriest of Christmases! DisclaimerTerms and conditions may apply. Timely delivery of wishes from this server through the Internet is not guaranteed. This...

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The laws of Christmas: 2019 reprise

It wasn't always a holiday In keeping with The Legal Genealogist's holiday tradition of keeping the blog going while scrambling to handle holiday duties, this post (a reprise from years past), has a question for you: Are you planning for a good rest in your time off...

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