Episode 154: Pro Se

This week we discuss Pro Se. Ann describes pro se as the law’s version of Pinterest (DIY). Ann recommends the use of an attorney for legal matters but lawyers aren’t always necessary. With a little know-how and the ability to read there is a lot you can do yourself. Some courthouses have self-help desks where a professional will help you complete and file legal documents. Ann gives a few examples of things that can be done pro se and things that probably shouldn’t be done pro se.

We also talk about Hoodie Season, no one wanting to take Dan’s money, and our recurring theme of marriage and community property.

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Episode 153: Wrong ANNswer (Stealing the Election)

The US still faces a major COVID crisis that threatens the health of our citizens and what’s left of our democracy. Mail-in voting presents a unique opportunity for the current administration to lose the presidential election but retain the presidency. It may sound like a far-fetched conspiracy theory, with the current president, it’s probably more likely than not. Joined by PFromCharlotte we discuss how Trump can steal this election if not enough people show up to vote in person. We also talk about the presidential succession order and Ann and P debate whether state representatives need a simple majority or a consensus to choose the president. Ann still hasn’t provided any us with any evidence to substantiate her claim.

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Episode 152: Blaxit (Black Flight)

Over the last 3.5 years, we’ve watched the United States become what we can only describe as a failed state. Race relations are rivaling that of the 50s and 60s. The mismanagement of our government, the pandemic, and our judicial system, coupled with the police brutality and murdering of Black people with impunity, many of us have at least considered leaving this country. This week we talk about Blaxit, Black leaving the US in record numbers. We also discuss tax implications, and where we would go if we left. We’re briefly joined by getting the hell out of Dodge expert @PFromCharlotte who is in the process of gaining Italian citizenship.

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