Pedestrian-Car Accidents: Learn What To Do And Who Could Be At Fault
14 October 2015
It goes without saying that hitting a pedestrian while driving can be an awful experience, and in the chaos that follows the accident, a lawsuit or questions over who might be at fault can often be the furthest thing from your mind. While it is true that drivers are required to be especially careful behind the wheel while pedestrians are present, fault for a pedestrian-car accident does not always squarely fall on the driver's part.
Playing Fair In Divorce - Tips For The Courtroom
22 September 2015
If your pending divorce is heading to court, this can be stressful and emotional to prepare for. Not being able to come to an agreement on child custody agreements or finances can make both parties angry and sensitive. The one thing you should avoid is coming off badly in court. Here are four tips for preparing for your day in divorce court.
1. A Professional and Conservative Look
If you are hoping to have divorce proceedings close in your favor regarding either finances or custody agreements, don't bring attention to yourself by dressing down for court.
Temporary Court Decisions in the Meantime of Divorce
4 September 2015
Pendente lite (pronounced pen-den-tay lee-tay) hearings are short-cause or preliminary court proceedings that are held before the major litigation of a divorce case. A preliminary hearing can be scheduled to handle matters of necessity such as child support, visitation and temporary custody, or spousal support. What is decided at these hearings may or may not be kept the same in the eventual divorce agreement.
Visitation or Temporary Custody
To get a temporary custody order, you will have to show that what you want is in the best interests of the children involved.
Take Care When Driving During An El Niño Fall
1 September 2015
With predictions of an El Niño lasting through this fall and beyond, people across the country are bracing for changes in weather. While some areas of the country may be drier than usual, others will experience more precipitation. Preparing in advance and practicing safe driving techniques can help you avoid accidents.
Wet Conditions (South and Southwest Drivers)
Driving during times of heavy rain can be dangerous. Prepare your car for upcoming wet weather by replacing your windshield wipers.