Tips For Making Joint Custody Go Smoothly
1 June 2018
If you and your child's parent were never married or have gotten separated or divorced, the two of you might have worked out a joint custody agreement for your child with the court system. This can be a good option for both parents and children; after all, it allows you to share the stress of parenting with your child's other parent in a more equal way than with other forms of custody and visitation, and it allows your child to spend approximately an equal amount of time with each parent, which can be good for everyone who is involved.
Social Media Affects Divorce Cases, Too
7 May 2018
Thanks to some rather distinct cases, most people now know that posting on social media after you've been injured and are in the middle of a personal injury or disability case is not a good idea. But social media's reach has extended to other parts of legal life as well, and not many realize that. Even divorcing couples now need to be aware that their social media could be under scrutiny, and that scrutiny can affect the settlement.
Landlords: This Is How To Cope With Tenants And The Changes In The Law Regarding Marijuana Use
3 April 2018
The widespread legalization of marijuana in various U.S. states -- for both medicinal and recreational purposes -- has also created widespread problems for landlords. If you're a landlord with rental units, this should answer some of the most common questions about navigating marijuana accommodation requests under the law.
Where Is Marijuana Legal In The U.S. now?
One of the most important things landlords need to do is stay abreast of the changes in their local jurisdiction.
Five Crimes That May Stem From A Road Rage Incident
27 February 2018
There may not be a specific crime of road rage, but a road rage incident can definitely give rise to multiple specific crimes that may require a criminal defense lawyer. Here are some of the crimes you may be charged with if you have participated in road rage:
Assault and Battery
Assault is the act of trying to cause physical harm to another person while battery is the act of actually causing a harmful or offensive physical contact with another person.