About

Joomla

 

A genealogist with a law degree, The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell, JD, CGSM , CGLSM , is a lecturer, educator and writer. [More]

Latest Posts

Short forms

Abbreviations often found in the law The Legal Genealogist is at sea -- literally, not just figuratively -- with the Federation of Genealogical Societies Alaska cruise. So the focus of posts while ...
Read more

All in a day’s work

Measures of time The Legal Genealogist is at sea -- literally, not just figuratively -- with the Federation of Genealogical Societies Alaska cruise. So the focus of posts while internet connections ...
Read more

The real personal story

Real versus personal property You have to love it when the legal question involved in a case is this one: Is gold dust personal property? As The Legal Genealogist is off at sea on the Federat ...
Read more

Summer DNA sale

A sale on mtDNA tests There's a sale going on right now at Family Tree DNA on mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) tests. Until midnight central time tomorrow night -- Monday, August 31 -- you can get 20 ...
Read more

Looking north to Alaska

Images of The Last Frontier In case you hadn't noticed... The Legal Genealogist heads off -- today! -- to board the Jewel of the Seas for the Federation of Genealogical Society cruise to Alaska. ...
Read more