Welcome to Ishman law Firm
The Ishman Law Firm provides legal advice and counsel in the
identified Areas of Practice.  We pride ourselves at providing our
legal services at comparable levels to much larger law firms, but at a fraction of the cost. 
In today’s economy, everyone must watch closely how they are spending their money.  The Ishman Law Firm believes that its clients deserve exceptional legal services, but at affordable rates.  We are able to do this by minimizing our overhead costs, and whenever possible, working with our clients in providing affordable flat fee arrangements that many larger law firms may not be able to entertain. 


Latest Blog Posts

  • Unmasking Anonymous Internet Poster Moves Forward as Set Forth By Virginia Statute Yelp v Hadeed Carpet Cleaning (Crt. of Appeals of VA, 2014) Effective on July 1, 2002, Virginia’s General Assembly enacted VA Code § 8.01-407.1 entitled “Identity of persons communicating anonymously over the Internet.” This Virginia statute prescribes the required standards … Continue reading →
    9 months ago
  • What Is a Living Trust? You have probably heard through your family and colleagues that you should have a Living Trust as part of your Estate Plan. After hearing this, your first question is What is a Living Trust? A Living... Continue reading →
    10 months ago
  • What the New Tax Law Means to You (Published originally in January 2013) – At the beginning of January 2013, Congress avoided the so-called fiscal cliff by passing – at the 11th hour – the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012... Continue reading →
    10 months ago
  • When Can You Overcome § 230 Immunity Defense Most of the time, a plaintiff cannot overcome § 230 immunity defense asserted by a website operator.  However, there is an exception to this rule. First, § 230, aka the Communications Decency Act, shields website operators from liability for defamatory … Continue reading →
    11 months ago
  • Is Your Living Will/Healthcare Directive Keeping Up With Life-Prolonging Technology Advances? Latest surveys show that 25% to 30% of Americans have living wills/healthcare directives (“Healthcare Directives”). Unfortunately, many Healthcare Directives do not accurately capture a dying... Continue reading →
    1 year ago
  • ARE YOU OFFERING THIRD PARTY SERVICES ON YOUR WEBSITE? The practice of injecting third party service with recurring billing into a transaction has drawn the attention and anger of federal and state regulators.  To address this concern, Congress enacted the federal Restore Online Shopping Confidence Act (“ROSCA”).  The primary … Continue reading →
    1 year ago
  • Avoiding Inheritance Conflicts When your inevitable day comes, your surviving loved ones will grieve for you. Each of them will deal with the loss of you in their own unique way. There will be days, months and years often filled... Continue reading →
    1 year ago
  • Does Your Estate Plan Address Your Digital Assets? Each day new technology is introduced and adopted into our daily lives. For example, it is hard to imagine that the iPhone® was first introduced to us in 2007. Five years later, most of us have... Continue reading →
    1 year ago
  • So You Want An Asset Protection Trust? In today’s volatile economy, you realize that one day you may be prosperous and the next day may be devastating to you. Sudden and substantial debt to creditors is a real concern for many of us... Continue reading →
    1 year ago
  • Internet Domain Name Disputes And How To Handle Them There are thousands of Internet domain names that are being registered each and every day, and many of such registrations result in internet domain name disputes, such as Cybersquatting[1], Typo Squatting[2], and Domain Name Hijacking[3].  As a result, the greatest … Continue reading →
    1 year ago
  • Legal Marketing Issues for Today’s Modern Business It is safe to say that most, if not all, potential customers utilize the Internet during their shopping process.  This includes locating businesses, their products/services and customer reviews on the Internet after watching, hearing or viewing targeted advertisements. In targeting … Continue reading →
    1 year ago
  • Does Your Estate Plan Address Your Digital Assets? Each day new technology is introduced and adopted into our daily lives. For example, it is hard to imagine that the iPhone® was first introduced to us in 2007. Five years later, most of us have either adopted it, or … Continue reading →
    1 year ago