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September 2016 Archives

Being accused of a crime is a serious moment

Being accused of a crime is a very serious time in anyone's life. The consequences for being convicted of a criminal charge are severe, and they can haunt you for a long time after you have completed your legal consequences. You may have difficulty finding a new job, keeping your current one, or finding a suitable place to live because your criminal record will become an issue for employers and landlords.

Device aims to prevent distracted driving

We've all been there - you hear a notification on your phone and you know it's a text you need to respond to. But, you happen to be driving. Should you quickly look at it while you try your best to keep your eyes on the road? Unfortunately, it only takes seconds of distracted driving to cause a crash and injure yourself or others, or worse - cause a death.

Discussing prenuptial agreements, Pt. 3

Last week we continued our discussion about prenuptial agreements, and today we will be concluding our three-part series on this important contract that deals with marriage and divorce. We've discussed "the talk." We've discussed the ins and outs of prenup provisions. And now, we are going to talk about the possible reasons and causes for someone to legally challenge a prenuptial agreement.

Discussing prenuptial agreements, Pt. 1

Some couples don't even consider a prenuptial agreement before they get married. There's nothing wrong with this, per se. Every couple can make their own decisions about how they want to handle their relationship. But let us make the case for prenuptial agreements, and why this document can be so helpful to couples all across the country.

Spilled liquid causes slip and fall, man files lawsuit

One of the most unrecognized ways that an accident or injury can completely change someone's life is a slip and fall incident. These fall under the legal idea of premises liability, which is the notion that a property manager, business owner, or liable party involved with a piece of real estate or building must ensure that their premises is safe for patrons, guests and other people. If the premises is unsafe and someone suffers an injury as a result of the unsafe premises, then they can be held liable by the injured party.

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