Being hit with a drunk driving charge can happen to anyone. Whether you have had a single cocktail or a few beers at a football game, you could be the one who is pulled over next by a police officer. The best way to handle a drunk driving stop is to understand the procedure utilized by police officers and the penalties that one could face. It can also be in one’s best interest to get in touch with a drunk driving lawyer who can investigate the situation at the time of your arrest or DUI test.
Don’t shoot the messenger! Process serving is usually not a dangerous job – but it can be. As a process server, you are the bearer of bad news. While most legal paper recipients are cooperative, there are always some that will react violently when being served.
Injunctions are simple: Once in force, they tell a person what they can, or cannot do. They cover most aspects of life and can be very useful to help protect someone or someone’s property and belongings. The most common injunction is a Domestic Violence Injunction.
More and more families are now faced with elder care issues as a large portion of the population grows older. Mediation can play an important role in preserving family harmony and protecting the best interest of the elder members of the family, whether a family is determining the safest place for an aging parent to live or is making decisions about an estate. Decisions regarding guardianship, estate planning, visitation and elder care, and family businesses can be effectively guided by mediators who are knowledgeable on elder law.
Empires, historically, have been of tremendous economic benefit to their heartland. That, traditionally, is a powerful reason why nations set out in search of colonies. The American empire, however, has not translated into economic predominance. In global terms, the US has become a net debtor, mortgaging its future by running current account deficits of five percent or more, seemingly into the indefinite future. Such deficits, because they undermine stability, have been prohibited to members of the European Union and would drive a developing country into World Bank receivership.