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The legal system in America is overpriced and convoluted. The average citizen has little to no chance at procuring the services they need at a price they can afford. That's why Jason Hartman has The FreeCourt Show. To show you the latest and greatest in law innovation that will help you get the help you need at a price you can live with. Guests such as Author Gary Schreiner, Avvo's Nika Kabiri, High Conflict Institute's Bill Eddy, Professor of International Law Joel Trachtman, LawDepot's Adil Hirani, Legal Services Link's Matthew Horn, and more, appear on the show.

The legal system in America is overpriced and convoluted. The average citizen has little to no chance at procuring the services they need at a price they can afford. That's why Jason Hartman has The FreeCourt Show. To show you the latest and greatest in law innovation that will help you get the help you need at a price you can live with. Guests such as Author Gary Schreiner, Avvo's Nika Kabiri, High Conflict Institute's Bill Eddy, Professor of International Law Joel Trachtman, LawDepot's Adil Hirani, Legal Services Link's Matthew Horn, and more, appear on the show.
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The legal system in America is overpriced and convoluted. The average citizen has little to no chance at procuring the services they need at a price they can afford. That's why Jason Hartman has The FreeCourt Show. To show you the latest and greatest in law innovation that will help you get the help you need at a price you can live with. Guests such as Author Gary Schreiner, Avvo's Nika Kabiri, High Conflict Institute's Bill Eddy, Professor of International Law Joel Trachtman, LawDepot's Adil Hirani, Legal Services Link's Matthew Horn, and more, appear on the show.

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(714) 820-4200


Episodes

FC 35 - Hacking SEC Laws with Amy Wan

11/3/2017
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The SEC has a whole lot of rules about fundraising for specific ventures, both about WHO you can pursue and HOW you can pursue them. Jason Hartman talks with Amy Wan, Esq, founder (& Chief Legal Hacker) at Bootstrap Legal, about ways to hack the SEC when raising funds. Key Takeaways: [2:36] The primitive nature of law and why it doesn't advance very much [6:38] What the SEC actually cares about when you raise money for securities [10:13] How the Jobs Act changed the investors you can...

Duration: 00:26:20


FC 34 - The Prisoner's Self-Help Litigation Manual and a Needed Overhaul of the System with Daniel Manville

9/1/2017
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Privatized prisons has turned the prison system into a lean, mean, profit making machine. Companies are cutting costs (and corners) at every turn, leaving prisoners in terrible situations, with little to no ability to get outside help. Obama's mandate to rid the nation of privatized prisons helped alleviate that situation, but Jeff Sessions rescinded that, and private prisons are (for now) here to stay. When we tie prison populations to profits, however, companies have incentives to...

Duration: 00:30:43


FC 33 - Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing with Nadia Nedzel

8/25/2017
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If you're going to go to court, you better be ready to present the law the way it needs to be done. That's where Professor Nadia Nedzel's book Legal Research and Writing for International Graduate Students comes in. Nadia and Jason break down what you need to know when you go in a court room, what you can (and can't) get from an online a-la-cart lawyer, and some of the perks our legal system presents. Key Takeaways: [2:18] The things the judge is going to consider when your case...

Duration: 00:24:18


FC 32 - The Soul of the First Amendment with Floyd Abrams

6/30/2017
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When we think of the First Amendment, we tend to believe that it allows us to say whatever we want, often without any repercussions. But what does it actually protect, and from whom? Floyd Abrams represented The New York Times in the 1971 Pentagon Papers case, and is author of the new book The Soul of the First Amendment. He explains to Jason how the First Amendment actually protects us, what it DOESN'T protect us from, and why some areas aren't as protected as others. In a day and age...

Duration: 00:22:53


FC 31 - The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America with Richard Rothstein

6/23/2017
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Race relations in today's world are frayed at best right now, and part of the issue is the segregation that is experienced in most suburbs across the country. But what caused that segregation, and what can be done about it? Richard Rothstein talks to Jason Hartman about laws that were passed by our government that impacted who got to move where, and how that is still impacting where we live today. He also provides some fairly simple changes that can be made to existing rules and laws to...

Duration: 00:37:20


FC 30 - The 10X Rule with Grant Cardone

6/16/2017
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Grant Cardone is a true believer that "it's not what you know, it's who you know", and it inspired his book The 10X Rule. The book outlines Grant's strategy to get the life you truly want, and explains that the only way to actually be safe as you get older is to become rich when you're younger. The 10X Rule is about taking your current goals, multiplying them by 10, and be willing to fight to get what you really want. Key Takeaways: [2:00] Grant’s new venture Act Like Success is based on...

Duration: 00:28:01


FC 29 - The Entrepreneur's IP Planning Playbook with Robert Klinck

6/9/2017
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Protecting your intellectual property is one of the more important things that an entrepreneur can do. Whether it's protecting your client list, or protecting yourself from copycats, or just protecting your brand, the wrong move can cost you massive amounts of money. Jason Hartman talks with Robert Klinck, founder of Klinck LLC, about what entrepreneurs need to know about intellectual property law, how to know which avenue you should take, and how to go about protecting your intellectual...

Duration: 00:22:03


FC 28 - How to Protect Your Reputation From Defamation with Neville Johnson

5/26/2017
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One post on Yelp, RipOffReport, or a fake profile on Grindr, and your life can be turned upside down in a heartbeat. In today's online, connected world it doesn't take much for your life or business to be severely damaged if you don't take care of your reputation. But how can you go about doing it when someone has anonymously posted a review? Who can you go after to get it resolved? Jason Hartman picks the brain of one of the most feared defamation lawyers in the United States, Neville...

Duration: 00:28:59


FC 27 - Lucifer's Banker, How One Whistle Blower Shook an Industry with Bradley Birkenfeld

5/5/2017
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Jason Hartman talks with Bradley Birkenfeld, financial whistle blower and author of Lucifer’s Banker: The Untold Story of How I Destroyed Swiss Bank Secrecy. Bradley exposed how UBS was helping wealthy Americans commit billions of dollars worth of tax fraud. The information he was able to give US authorities allowed the offshore banking industry to finally be exposed. He's since turned away from the financial industry and is doing what he can to help support whistleblowers all over the...

Duration: 00:26:17


FC 26 - Foreclosure Law in America with Chris Cabanillas

4/28/2017
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Jason Hartman talks foreclosure law with Chris Cabanillas of Cabanillas Law Firm. Chris is an expert in foreclosure and shadow inventory. The two discuss how the two relate, and also look into what you should expect from your attorney when dealing with judicial foreclosure. Key Takeaways [1:32] Shadow inventory will continue to increase if foreclosure actions aren't done properly. [6:42] A large amount of foreclosure cases aren't even going to court [10:23] The lenders ability to...

Duration: 00:29:49


FC 25 - Protecting Your Assets with The Divorce Diva Vikki Ziegler

4/21/2017
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Jason Hartman talks with The Divorce Diva, Vikki Ziegler, about what you need to have prepared in case a divorce comes into your life. Vikki explains that it's important to start protecting yourself before the wedding ceremony is even planned. It might see harsh, but a little planning now can save a lot of time, money, and emotional trauma in the future. She also discusses how to broach the topic of a prenuptial agreement, and what kinds of things people are starting to include in...

Duration: 00:21:12


FC 24 - Stand Your Ground, Duty to Retreat, and Questions of Self Defense with General Bruce Lawlor

4/14/2017
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Jason Hartman talks with retired US Army Major General Bruce Lawlor, author of When Deadly Force is Involved, about his new book. Most people who own a firearm purchased it for self defense. Many Americans have already decided that they will use deadly force if necessary to protect themselves and those around them if a life threatening situation arises. Jason and Bruce dive into the legal ramifications that can come from your actions, what self-defense actually means, and how to avoid...

Duration: 00:19:59


FC 23 - How to Win in Court with Jurisdictionary's Dr Frederick Graves

4/5/2017
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Jason Hartman talks with Dr. Frederick Graves, founder of Jurisdictionary.com, about the legal system that's been deteriorating over the last 100 years. Founded in 1997, Jurisdictionary.com is designed to give the consumer a better understanding of legal terms and proceedings to put you on even footing when you have to go to court. Key Takeaways: [1:25] How Frederick came up with the idea for Jurisdictionary [5:49] We need to teach Americans what our courts look like when they're...

Duration: 00:30:55


FC 22 - Tax Crimes and Contracted Labor with Robert Wood

3/29/2017
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Jason Hartman talks with Robert W Wood, Managing Partner of Wood LLP. Robert is a tax attorney with extensive experience in corporate, partnership, and individual matters. The United States Lawyer Rankings has him as one of the top six tax lawyers in the nation. Jason picks Robert's brain about what ways we might be putting ourself at risk while doing our taxes, and how to hire people for our business the right way. Key Takeaways: [1:19] Whether offshore accounts should be veered away...

Duration: 00:24:04


FC 21 - Is the Bar Association Hurting the Public with Rachel Alexander

3/22/2017
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Jason Hartman talks with Rachel Alexander, former attorney and currently Senior Editor at The Stream. Rachel worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona for her last job in law, but before that she'd also worked as a corporate attorney for GoDaddy, as well as a Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. Jason and Rachel discuss the inherent flaws in our legal system, and some potential ways to solve them in both the present moment (if you're in...

Duration: 00:16:50


FC 20 - Gary Keller's The ONE Thing with Geoff Woods

3/15/2017
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Jason Hartman talks with Geoff Woods, Vice President of The ONE Thing. Geoff was inspired by the Jim Rohn's quote "you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with". This quote sent him on a mission to spend as much of his time as possible with cutting edge CEOs and entrepreneurs. That drive pushed him forward and led him to Gary Keller and The ONE Thing. Geoff's primary mission now is to turn Gary Keller's best selling book, The ONE Thing, into a successful business. As...

Duration: 00:20:48


FC 19 - Training Good District Attorneys with Robert Tanenbaum

3/8/2017
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Jason Hartman talks with Robert Tanenbaum, former Assistant D.A. in New York County and author of the book Fatal Conceit. Robert served as New York County's Chief of the Criminal Courts and ran the D.A.’s legal staff training program. Robert was appointed as Deputy Chief counsel for the investigation into the JFK and MLK assassinations. Robert and Jason talk about how to work to fix our legal system, the investigation into the JFK assassination and Lee Harvey Oswald, and his writing...

Duration: 00:26:38


FC 18 - Immoral Financial Institutions Ruining Lives with Helen Davis Chaitman

2/1/2017
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Helen Davis Chaitman is a renowned attorney who specializes in mortgage lending liability. She is also a legal representative to over 1,600 people whose money disappeared in Bernie Madoff's scam, aided by his backers, JP Morgan Chase. She is the author of JP Madoff: The Unholy Alliance Between America’s Biggest Bank and America’s Biggest Crook. She reveals the dirty, disgusting secrets of a financial institution that works with more than 50% of American households, and offers a solution...

Duration: 00:25:07


FC 17 - Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice with Former Department of Justice Attorney Sidney Powell

1/25/2017
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Jason Hartman speaks to author and former Department of Justice attorney, Sidney Powell. Together, they dive into some of the most scandalous and outrageous cases which have passed through the Department of Justice in recent decades. They also delve into several of the cases featured in Powell’s book Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice, and consider the true state of our society. Takeaways – Sidney Powell’s book, Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the...

Duration: 00:39:18


FC 16 - Crowdfunding with Kendall Almerico of ClickStartMe

1/19/2017
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Kendall Almerico is the CEO of a crowdfunding company called ClickStartMe, and is one of the top crowdfunding experts in today's industry. He regularly writes regarding crowdfunding for Entrepreneur.com, and is also a sought after sports agent. Jason Hartman talks with Kendall about what crowdfunding is and how you can benefit from it, but also safeguarding yourself. Key Takeaways: 3:00 – What is crowdfunding? Kendall explains it's like a church collection plate. Everybody chips in a...

Duration: 00:37:55

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