• How To Stop Your Ex From Dragging You Back Into Court Post-Divorce

    There are just some people out there that are confrontational people. They live for the battle, and they feel that they "should get their day in court." Unfortunately, a lot of these people are the ex-spouses of other people, and it creates a lot of tension and ongoing unpleasantness that does not have to be. If your ex is the type of person that seems to find a reason to drag you back into court year after year, here is how you might be able to get him/her to stop. [Read More]

  • Three Things You Should Know About Legal Representation After An Arrest For DUI

    You should always keep in mind that driving under the influence is a crime. You are arrested and charged like any other crime. This means you are entitled to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, you can use one for free from the public defender's office. However, if your income is such that you must hire your own attorney or represent yourself, you need to give strong consideration to hiring a private attorney. [Read More]

  • Factors Affecting DUI Sentencing

    Although DUI (driving under the influence) sentences vary across different states, the factors that determine the severity of the sentences are more or less the same. Here are some of the factors that determine your sentencing if convicted of DUI. BAC Alcohol impairs judgment, reduces reaction time, and even makes some people drowsy. The more alcohol in your blood, the more your driving will be affected. The volume of alcohol in your system is referred to as your blood alcohol content. [Read More]

  • What To Know About How Accident Lawyers Are Paid

    After an accident, it's only natural to place all your attention on your recovery. You might never consider taking legal action against the other driver and this is usually due to a number of factors. You might be under the mistaken impression that the insurance company will handle things. Some accident victims know they need an attorney, but think they cannot afford one. Read on to find out more about paying for the legal help you need when you are hurt in an accident that was not your fault. [Read More]

  • Mental Health Issues That May Impact a Criminal Case

    As soon as you've been charged criminally, you need to seek legal counsel and begin discussing the details of your case. Although some criminal cases are black and white, others are in the gray area—meaning that there may be some room for interpretation when it comes to your responsibility for the alleged crime. One defense that might be applicable to your case is that you were suffering from mental health issues that prevented you from knowing what you were doing. [Read More]