Being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) is the type of situation that can turn your life on its head. When a law enforcement authority brings this type of accusation your way you could be facing some very stiff ramifications that are hard to fight by yourself. It is important for you to realize the seriousness of what could happen if you are convicted so you can give this matter the attention that it deserves.
21 July 2019
In most states, reckless driving means that you drove without any regard for other drivers on the road, pedestrians on the sidewalk and or personal property near the road. The definition of reckless driving is fairly vague, as you can argue that any driver who runs a stop light is driving recklessly. However, most counties have specific types of incidents in which they charge the driver with reckless driving. Here are a few of the common reasons why you may be charged with reckless driving.
20 May 2019
When a loved one is placed in a nursing home, your hope is that you are paying for quality care to help them in their later years. Unfortunately, there can be problems where elderly people are abused by those that take care of them. If this is happening to your loved one, you'll need to collect some evidence so that you have proof of what is going on when you're not around.
17 March 2019
The effects of HIV/AIDS on every facet of your life is indisputable. When you are no longer able to work at your job because of the symptoms of the disease and the side-effects of the needed medications, you might want to apply for Social Security benefits. This monthly government benefit program is aimed at those with serious illnesses. Read on to find out more about your ability to be covered for HIV/AIDS.
15 January 2019
If you're in a situation where you're thinking about criminal defense issues, it's a good idea to be aware of what you may or may not want to do under those circumstances. These three tips will help you try to steer clear of trouble if you're facing accusations of wrongdoing. Do Not Speak to the Police The police are required by law to allow you to wait until a lawyer is present before you have to answer questions.
24 November 2018
For those unable to work because of a medical issue, the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers help. Workers who become disabled are entitled to a monthly payment that can help ease financial woes when you must quit your job. Your ability to get these benefits is based on a number of factors. One of the most confusing factors is work credits. Without enough work credits, you cannot get benefits. Read on to learn more about the issue of work credits and qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
10 October 2018
If your doctor determines that you have sick building syndrome, you may need to seek the professional services of a workers' comp attorney. While many people affected by sick building syndrome experience only transient symptoms, others may develop long-standing or even permanent disabling symptoms. Here are three ways sick building syndrome can make you ill, and why you may be eligible for disability or workers' compensation benefits: Mold Exposure The inhalation of mold and mycotoxins can lead to nasal congestion, watery eyes, headache, and coughing, and it can even trigger a systemic inflammatory response.
22 August 2018
According to USA Today, approximately 40% to 50% of couples end up divorcing, and the rates are even higher for people who get married a second time, but divorce is often the only way out of a really bad relationship. If you and your spouse agree that you should get divorced, there are steps you can take that will help minimize the negative effects this event can have on a family.
23 July 2018
The penalties and processes that go along with drug offenses can vary widely depending on the exact circumstances. It's important to be aware of and analyze the exact drug offense(s) you're being charged with to formulate the best defense. The following are five possible charges that dealing with drug offenses could entail. You could be charged with one or more of these charges, and the penalties and procedures for handling them will vary by state.
26 April 2018
If you are currently involved in a partnership business and are having problems with your partner, you are not alone. While partnerships are very common types of business structures, many people in partnerships end up with problems with their partners. If the problems are severe and you cannot solve them on your own, you should contact a lawyer that specializes in business litigation services. Here are three things to know in order to handle a partnership dispute.
2 April 2018