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Can You And Your Spouse Benefit From Divorce Mediation?

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Some couples sail through their divorce with nary a whimper of discontent, but those situations can be rare. When you consider the potential landmines waiting during the divorce process, it’s no wonder that things can get ugly and drag on and on. If you and your spouse don’t agree on one or more divorce issues, mediation might be right for you. Read on and find out if divorce and child custody mediation could bring your divorce to a peaceful resolution Read More»

Why You Should Plead To A Wet Reckless Charge

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Even if you’ve been charged with a DUI, this doesn’t mean that you have to accept a DUI. The courts are overburdened and will often do whatever they can to get a plea deal and bring an end to your case as soon as possible. One way in which they accomplish this is by allowing you to plea down to a wet reckless charge. How a Wet Reckless Charge Works Read More»

Surprising Cases Of Car Insurance Fraud

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Car insurance fraud is a crime just like any other kind of fraud is a crime. Fraud is defined as a wrongful deception with the intention of a financial or personal gain. Therefore, every lie you tell to your insurer with the aim of benefit from the lie may be considered fraud. Here are some forms of criminal fraud that many people don’t know about. Lying About Primary Residence Read More»

The Crime That Never Was: Solicitation

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Although the U.S. Constitution grants citizens their rights to free speech, it does come with limitations. There are cases in which you can be charged with a crime just because of your words, even if you haven’t exactly done anything else. Solicitation is a fitting example of such a crime. What It Is Solicitation is the crime of requesting, ordering, or encouraging another person to commit a crime with the intention of facilitating or getting involved in the same crime. Read More»

Here Is What Domestic Violence Really Means

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Domestic violence is one of the most heinous crimes in the eyes of the law and the society at large. In fact, few people will want to associate with you if you are viewed as a domestic violence perpetrator. Unfortunately, the crime isn’t that well understood. For example, here are two main things many people don’t know about domestic violence: It Doesn’t Have To Be Physical Many people think that domestic violence perpetrators are those who hit their spouses or kick their children. Read More»

It's Just A Little Weed: What You Need To Know About Marijuana Possession Charges

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If you’re part of the 420 crowd, you know that many states are getting much more lenient on their cannabis laws. Some of them are even legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes. However, it’s still not legal in all states, and it’s still a violation of federal laws. Unfortunately, that means that if you’re caught in the wrong place with your cannabis, you’re going to be looking at potential drug charges. Before you head out with your cannabis in your possession, here are four things you need to know. Read More»

Don't Drink And Drive: How To Avoid A DWI This Holiday Season

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With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the parties, particularly the alcohol that will be served at those holiday parties. Law enforcement will be out in force, looking for drivers who are impaired. The last thing you want is to get pulled over while you’re under the influence, or worse, cause a car accident while you’re in an impaired state. If you’re going to be heading to parties this holiday season, you’ll need to take steps to avoid impaired driving. Read More»

What To Do If You Have Been Wrongly Accused Of A Sex Crime

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If you have been wrongly accused of a sex crime, it is important to make sure that you are taking the appropriate steps to protect yourself. Even if you are in a state of pure shock, you need to remember that you are now under the watchful eye of the court system until you have completed the legal process and proved your innocence. This can be a troublesome time for you and it is important to make sure that you are adhering to the following advice. Read More»

Exactly What Is A Bona Fide Relationship?

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If you have been following the International Refugee Assistance Project that President Trump has been attempting to put into place since the beginning of his presidency, you are probably aware of the Supreme Court decision that was recently handed down. Although the high court supported allowing parts of the executive order to ban citizens from six majority Muslim countries, they did include an exemption for those who have a claim of a “ Read More»

DUI Criminal Defense: It Rests On The Ability To Forgive

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If you have made a mistake of drinking and driving and have killed someone as the result, you need a criminal defense lawyer. The lawyer can argue for a lesser charge from homicide to vehicular manslaughter or just manslaughter of a lesser degree. However, your sentencing actually relies on the ability to forgive. Here is what that means. You Know the Person You Purportedly Killed You know the person you hit, and you had a long-term relationship or friendship with this person. Read More»