As of March 2016, approximately 2.6 million people use medical marijuana. While it can be a beneficial treatment for a variety of health issues, it can also cause trouble for users in other parts of their lives. In particular, it can make it difficult for you to win custody of your children if you are getting a divorce. Here are two factors the court considers when a parent's marijuana use is brought up in family court.
Panic is only natural when anyone is involved in an automobile accident. Unfortunately, millions are involved in them each year. According to theAssociation for Safe International Road Travel, 20 to 50 million people are injured in car wrecks each year. The best way to stay as calm as you can be if you are involved in a car accident is to prepare what you will do and how you should react in advance.
Structured settlements are generally used to settle wrongful death and accident lawsuits. You have the option to designate part or all of your settlement to a structured annuity or receive it all in one lump sum. It may sound like a great idea to have a handful of cash at one time, but there are some reasons why you should accept the structured settlement, four of which are listed below.
You likely have heard numerous sources proclaim the evils of probate when it comes to estate planning. In reality, the complete avoidance of probate is probably extremely unlikely, mostly owing to it's value in dealing with the debts of the estate. It should also be noted that the use of trusts, transfers on death designations and deed assignations can increase the efficiency of the estate process. However, probate is a usually a vital step that must be taken, and it pays to have a good understanding of this legal process.
Once deported, it can often prove challenging for an immigrant to gain the legal right to re-enter the country. It is because of this, it is important to fight a deportation. How you fight the deportation depends on the details of your case. If you are facing deportation, here is what you need to know. Why Are You Being Deported? Obviously, if you are facing deportation, you are not legally in the country.
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.