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  • how long do you have to name a baby

    How Long do You Have to Name a Baby?

    By admin
    In November 20, 2020
    Sometimes choosing the perfect baby name can be quite a struggle! Do you name your new addition after your mother-in-law? What about your grandpa’s namesake? Some cultures and religious observations mean your new baby won’t be named for several months after it’s born. So how long do you have...
  • travel in 2021

    Planning for Travel in 2021

    By admin
    In November 14, 2020
    COVID-19 has caused many of us  to change our plans and reschedule events.. The international travel scene is one of those areas that has experienced the biggest impact. Because of all the changes to the travel industry as a result of the pandemic, travel in 2021 is going to...
  • leading causes of death

    The Leading Causes of Death

    By admin
    In October 28, 2020
    Whether you’re researching your family tree, or navigating the legal steps to take after the loss of a loved one, knowing how to read death records can be important to help answer questions. Medical care has come a long way in the last several hundred years, Perhaps in your...
  • DMV closures

    DMV Closure Information – Obtaining Licenses During the Pandemic

    By admin
    In October 23, 2020
    The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has caused many Americans to alter their daily routines. Not only has the pandemic caused the closure of many of our favorite local businesses, but government agencies and processing offices have also been on hiatus, or have been temporarily closed down. Vital records...
  • Ordering Vital Records online safely

    Ordering Vital Records Online Safely

    By admin
    In October 16, 2020
    In the digital age, keeping your identity and personal information secure is critical. Many people wonder if it is possible to safely order ordering vital records online. Sensitive documents such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, death, and divorce records contain personal information that, if compromised, can lead to identity...
  • Current real ID updates

    Applying for Your Real ID Online – Current Real ID Updates

    By admin
    In October 9, 2020
    COVID-19 has impacted so many facets of our daily lives; we’re all discovering new routines and new ways to live. Unfortunately, many legal and government agencies have been forced to do the same. This means simple processes like obtaining or renewing government documents, vital records, passports, and other forms...