Could Too Much Caffeine Lead To A DUI Charge? (Apparently, Yes)
26 January 2017
If there is one thing that attorneys probably can't stress enough, it's that driving under the influence of any substance—including legal ones—that affects your ability to drive safely can result in a DUI charge. In a case out of California, caffeine, which is something many people forget is actually considered a drug, has become the focus of a DUI case. If you're someone who chain drinks coffee and has a cup in your hand at all times, this is what you should know.
Discharging Your Debt: When You Have Debt You Can't Pay Back
12 January 2017
When you owe money to a number of creditors, it can be difficult to get out from under the mountain of growing debt. If you owe money to credit cards, this is debt you can get rid of through a bankruptcy filing. Other debt, such as back taxes, must be paid back. You must also make a payment arrangement to pay back child support. If you are getting close to having your wages garnished, it's time that you work with an attorney who can help you get your debt back under control.
Veterans, Need Help With Disability Claims And Appeals?
4 January 2017
It's not easy to get paperwork through Veterans Affairs systems, even if some of the protocols and procedures are in veteran and tax payer best interests. The system needs to prevent fraud, ensure that the right amount of compensation goes to each eligible veteran, and confirm that medical, psychological, and many other forms of transition assistance is available at multiple tiers. To understand what you should be getting and how to break through the sometimes stagnant VA queue, here's a few things to expect and ways a lawyer can help.
Can You Be Charged With Arson If Your Backyard Bonfire Rages Out of Control?
15 December 2016
Arson has been in the headlines lately, particularly with the recent revelation that the deadly and highly destructive wildfires in southeastern Tennessee were the alleged work of two teenagers. While wildfires can result from a number of innocent (or at least non-malicious) human causes, those who are alleged to have deliberately or recklessly started a fire that eventually led to property destruction or loss of life can be charged with felony arson, a serious crime carrying some hefty potential penalties.