Factors Considered in Equitable Distribution of Marital Property

There are different ways of dealing with asset division during divorce. For example, some states prefer equitable distribution. Simply put, this form of asset division seeks to ensure the division is fair. Here are some of the issues considered during equitable distribution: Value of Separate Assets Separate assets aren't divided during equitable assets distribution, but they determine how the marital assets are divided. What happens is that the court will appraise the separate assets to determine how much each of you owns. Read More 

Maintaining Health And Finances During Injury Settlements

Moving towards a settlement is not a clear sign of victory. It's a good sign that the other party is accepting some responsibility for the situation. A settlement is not an admission of guilt, but it is an assumption of financial responsibility, and your legal opponent's next job is to make you walk away with as little money as possible. To make sure that you're as physically, mentally, and financially secure as possible, here are a few points to consider before accepting any amount of money--no matter how many zeroes are after the dollar sign. Read More 

3 Common Plea Bargains Offered During DUI Cases

As a driver, there are few charges you can be slapped with that are more concerning than a DUI charge. With a guilty verdict on a DUI charge, you can be left with stiff penalties and a record that follows you for many years. However, in some situations when a person is charged with a DUI, the prosecuting attorney will offer some form of plea bargain, which can be a good or bad thing depending on the circumstances. Read More 

Can You Sue a Tech Company for Causing Distracted Driving? Learn About Two People Who Are Trying To

According to Distraction.gov, just under 3,200 deaths and over 430,000 injuries were caused by distracted driving in just one year, 2014. One of the most common distractions that lead to auto accidents and injuries continues to be cellphones, and smartphone users not only text while driving but also use apps that take their attention away from the road. While there is a belief that the makers of some smartphones have the technological ability to " Read More 

3 Tips To Get The Minimal Sentence For Burglary

Burglary is the type of crime that can lead to you being charged with a felony, but it depends on the value of the merchandise that was stolen. If you are on the run after being considered a suspect in a burglary that you are, in act, guilty of, it might be time for you to face the crime. You must understand that you will only get yourself into deeper trouble by continuing to evade the authorities. Read More