Things You Need To Know To Help Get Your Family To The U.S. Legally


The immigration laws in the United States can make bringing family members here from different counties seem impossible. While there is a lot of paperwork, and you may end up having to wait a few years before they can come, doing things legally is the only way to ensure everyone gets to stay together. It is possible to do all the paperwork yourself, however, because of the huge number of people wanting to immigrate here everything must be done correctly and timely or you will have to start all over.

8 July 2018

Motorcycle Accident During The Holidays? Don't Delay Your Medical Treatment


If you're in a minor motorcycle accident during the holidays, you might put off seeing a doctor until after the holiday season ends. Although it's your right to forego treatment, it may not be in your best interest to do so. Even minor motorcycle accident injuries can cause health problems later on. Some of your injuries may not be as apparent as others, including organ and head injuries. Here's why you shouldn't put off or delay your medical treatment and what you may do instead.

7 December 2017

Important Questions To Ask When You Discover That A Lien Has Been Placed On Your Home


If you have recently discovered that an unpaid debt has resulted in a lien against your home, it is important to be aware of what your options are for dealing with that lien. For instance, you need to determine whether the lien is valid, if it was attached due a debt that you or a former spouse had, and if necessary, what your repayment options are if you are held liable for that unfortunate and unexpected debt.

9 February 2017

What Factors Do Judges Look At In Motorcycle Crash Cases?


Whether you are a prosecutor or defendant in a motorcycle crash case, it helps to know what kinds of factors will be considered when deciding what the penalties are. Here are some pieces of evidence that will likely be considered by your court.  Types of Protective Gear Used One thing that will be considered by many judges is whether the motorist was wearing protective gear. A helmet is one of the key pieces of gear that will be considered, and the judge may ask to see the helmet in person to see what kind of damage was done to it.

6 October 2016

Three Things You May Not Know About a DUI Arrest


A DUI case isn't something you should take lightly because the consequences can be devastating. It is more involving than most people think, especially those who haven't faced the charges before. Here are three things you may not know about a typical DUI case: It Usually Involves Two Hearings You are likely to face two separate hearings if you are arrested for a DUI. One of them is the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) hearing that concerns the suspension of your license.

30 December 2015

What Are The Different Classifications Of Drugs For Drug Crimes In Ohio?


When a person is charged for manufacturing or selling drugs they are not authorized to, this can lead to a variety of different punishments by the court system. In the state of Ohio, drugs are put into different classifications. The classification of the drug often helps determine how severe the person who is making or selling them is punished. The classifications are divided into groups known as "schedules" in Ohio. These are the different schedules and the types of drugs that that they include.

11 August 2015

3 Common Defenses Against An Assault Charge


Even though no one plans on getting arrested, it can happen to anyone at any point in time, especially when letting your emotions get the best of you. Being faced with an assault charge can be scary and overwhelming. You are told there is a good chance you could go to jail and pay a hefty fine. What are you going to do? Don't worry. Here are a few different defenses commonly used to defend against assault charges.

25 June 2015

3 Ways You Can Reduce The Length Of Your Divorce Proceedings


A divorce can take a toll on your emotionally, so it's important to get through it quickly. Here are three ways you can make sure you're getting what you deserve while also getting your divorce over with quickly. Have a Prenuptial or Post-Nuptial Agreement On Hand A good way to reduce the length of a divorce is to use a prenuptial or post-nuptial agreement. These agreements are typically drawn up when you get married or after you get married in the case that you have come into money or have assets to protect.

13 April 2015

Signs Of Trouble In The Workplace: What You Should Know About Workplace Violence


Workplace violence comes in many forms and affects both employers and employees in businesses of all sizes and types. In some cases, the violence erupts from a smoldering disagreement between employees or between an employee and a staff member. Often these events come after an employee feels they were unfairly treated or terminated or after another employee receives something they felt should have been theirs. Workplace violence can also be the result of something that is occurring in an employee's home life or purely as a random act of violence, making it even harder to foretell.

27 February 2015

Possible Sources Of Evidence To Prove Distracted Driving


Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of auto accidents. However, you don't just accuse somebody of driving while distracted without backing up your claims with evidence. Here are some of the sources you may use to gather such forms of evidence: Police Report Police reports offer one of the best ways of proving distracted driving. This can either be from the official report of the police officers handling the investigation or court testimony of a police officer who witnessed the distraction.

22 January 2015