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Madison Hess, J.D.

Legal Writer

Madison Hess, J.D., Legal Writer

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Madison Hess is a legal writer for FindLaw’s Legal Forms and Services. Before joining FindLaw, Madison worked at a law firm dedicated to family law, estate planning, and real estate law. She has a passion for giving people the tools they need to understand and apply the law to their own lives.

Madison received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Minnesota. She attended the University of St. Thomas School of Law where she received her J.D. While studying at UST Law, Madison worked as a writing fellow, guiding other students through the process of researching the law and writing about it.

Latest Articles

  • Families' Lawsuits Over Harvard Morgue Scandal Are Dismissed

    Harvard Medical School’s former morgue manager is accused of stealing and selling human body parts donated to the school. The families of the deceased, understandably upset, sued Harvard to recover damages for their pain and suffering. However, a Massachusetts judge recently dismissed the lawsuits that the family members of…

  • New Federal Reporting Requirements for Small Business Owners

    Big changes are ahead for small businesses in 2024. Under the Corporate Transparency Act, many businesses must now file a beneficial ownership information report (BOIR) with the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). What Is the BOIR? The latest in small business news is the newly…

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    Does your business need to submit a Beneficial Ownership Information Report? Learn whether or not to file, and how to file, with FindLaw.

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    Do you love to ski and snowboard? Make it your job. Start a ski and snowboard lessons and rental business with FindLaw.

  • How To Start a Mobile Refreshment Stand Business

    Learn the ins and outs about creating a mobile refreshment stand and start your business today with FindLaw.

  • How to Start a TikTok Shop

    Beauty brands are trending this spooky season, especially on TikTok. Using catchy hashtags like #halloweenmakeup helped companies like Rimmel London increase sales and brand awareness across social media platforms this Halloween. Collaborating with influencers during holidays like Halloween and New Year's Eve is a great strategy to reach different…

  • Make Money as a Spotify Musician

    Ready to start your music career? Independent artists (artists without a record label) are releasing their music into the world through Spotify. If you want to break into the music industry and make money off of your music, Spotify could be the tool you're looking for. Get Your Music…

  • How To Become a Libsyn Podcaster

    Podcasting is a great way to create a platform for yourself. Are you a finance expert? A history buff? A true crime junkie? Use your knowledge as a catalyst to start your podcast on Libsyn. What Is Libsyn? Libsyn is a podcast hosting platform where you can publish your…

  • How to Become a Reseller on Poshmark

    Do you need extra cash? Consider starting a side hustle as a reseller. Poshmark is a popular place to get into the reselling business, without leaving your full-time job. Poshmark is an online marketplace where you can sell your secondhand clothes and accessories. It's a great time to sell…

  • Can Convicted Sex Offenders Change Their Names?

    Kevin Mitchell Bumgarner was convicted of raping his four-year-old niece in 2004. He's leaving prison much sooner than expected, and with a new name. Many states don't have laws preventing convicted sex offenders from changing their names, but they do have systems in place to track these offenders. The…

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