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Hannah Hilst

Legal Writer

Hannah Hilst, Legal Writer

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As a legal writer and content strategist, Hannah Hilst loves learning and teaching others. Her mission is to simplify complex topics to democratize law, finance, and health information. She brings her readers deeper insights by partnering with attorneys, business owners, investors, medical experts, and research analysts.

Hannah first joined FindLaw in 2017. She has since developed content with law firms across the full spectrum of legal practice areas. During her career, she has trained and coached fellow writers. Hannah holds a bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

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Latest Articles

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    Protect your physical device and the data it sends to apps and websites. FindLaw offers cybersecurity tips and covers privacy laws for your mobile device.

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    Unwanted commercial emails and scams flood consumers' email inboxes. FindLaw explains how a federal law limits spam emails and what you can do to stop them.

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    Privacy laws keep your data safe from social media companies and other users. Learn about your rights on social media with FindLaw's consumer law guide.

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    Phishing and spoofing scams often trick people. Be careful when sharing personal or financial information. FindLaw explains how the law protects you.

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    Adoption is only legal if the child or adult adoptee is eligible. Explore state adoption law requirements in this guide from FindLaw.

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    Reproductive rights let you choose health options and decide whether to have children. Learn about abortions, birth control, and more in FindLaw's guide.

  • What Is an Implied Warranty?

    While the federal Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act protects consumers with written warranties, state laws govern so-called implied warranties for nearly all other purchases. Learn about the Uniform Commercial Code, state laws, and much more at

  • What Are Express and Implied Warranties?

    Most consumer purchases are covered by a warranty, even when it is not explicitly stated as such. Learn about express and implied warranties, the Magnuson-Moss Act, the implied warrant of merchantability, and much more at

  • Consumer Warranty Law Basics

    When you purchase something, you expect it to work as intended. What if it doesn't? Learn about the implied warranty of merchantability, implied and express warranties, the Federal Trade Commission, and much more at

  • Warranty vs. Guarantee: What You Need to Know

    When purchasing something, it's normal to wonder if there's a difference between warranties and guarantees. Learn about express warranties, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and much more at

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