2 Reasons You Need A Family Lawyer In Your Divorce Case

Getting divorced is never a fun thing, but it's something that nearly 50% of first-time marriages face, and the rates are even higher for second and third marriages. A divorce lawyer can be hired to help you fight for your assets or divide them equally, but if you have children, an attorney who specializes in family law may be what you really need. Here are 2 reasons why you should hire a family lawyer when going through a divorce. Read More 

The Factors That Will Affect The Consequences Of Your First DUI Conviction

Driving in the U.S. is considered a privilege, and this privilege is something you can lose by breaking the law. Drinking while driving is one common offense that causes people to lose this privilege, and this is a crime the law takes seriously. If you were recently arrested for a DUI for the first time, you may be wondering what consequences you will pay. While every case is different, there are several factors that will affect the punishment you receive. Read More 

What You Should Know About Mandatory Minimum Sentences

In recent years, there has been a trend towards the federal and state governments setting strict minimum sentences for certain crimes. While one of their stated reasons is consistency in sentencing and fairness, mandatory minimum sentences will seem anything but fair if you are facing one. Here's what you should know about them. Minimum Means Minimum Typically, a judge has very wide discretion when determining jail time or allowing probation in place of all or part of a jail sentence. Read More 

4 Ways To Get Your Security Deposit Back

If you rent an apartment or a home, you may enjoy the lower cost of living that typically accompanies doing this. However, you will need to put down a security deposit to ensure you can reserve the property where you wish to live. Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for landlords to refuse to return this deposit in certain situations. Knowing specific ways to get your security deposit back can assist you in doing so. Read More 

Two Ways The City May Also Be Responsible For An Auto/Pedestrian Accident

Many times when a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle, the person driving the car or truck will be held liable for the accident. However, the driver may not be the only person who can be held responsible for the incident. Sometimes, negligence on the city's part may also have contributed. Here are two ways the city may be on the hook for damages or injuries you suffered and how to go about suing. Read More