While it isn't common, some people do enjoy smoking tobacco or other legal substances out of pipes that others may use for marijuana. Unfortunately, this action may cause you to get arrested even if you've never smoked pot a day in your life. It is critical to know how to defend yourself in this kind of situation. Paraphernalia Can Be Hard To Distinguish Drug paraphernalia laws typically dictate that a multitude of pipes fall under this heading.
24 July 2018
Immigration to the US has long been popular with people across the world. In fact, there are over 40 million immigrants in the US making up 13.5 percent of the total US population. If you are considering making the move the US, it can be a long process. The process of immigration is complex and there is a lot of paperwork to fill out. One small mistake can mean a lot of potential issues in the future.
4 June 2018
If your medical condition has made it impossible to work at your job, you might be able to get Social Security benefits. This monthly financial payment could help make ends meet, though the process for being approved is long and difficult. You should know being approved is not a "one and done" sort of thing. You might need to show the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you still need help after a year or so of being on benefits has passed.
12 April 2018
Disturbing new information indicates that sexting—the sharing of sexually explicit photos, videos, and texts—is a common practice among today's teenagers. Unfortunately, many may not realize exactly how dangerous the "sexts" are to their future. If caught, some teens face criminal charges for what many think of as a mostly private act. If you're the parent of a teenager in today's high-tech world, this is what you need to know about sexting.
22 March 2018
It's a common misconception that only real estate agents are available to the home buyer looking for help with the process. However, a real estate lawyer can also handle the same brokerage tasks as an agent while offering you so much more as a buyer. Regardless of the kind of home or condo you're buying, hiring a real estate agent offers these benefits to you as the buyer in the transaction.
14 February 2018
Being involved in a car accident can be very stressful and upsetting. While a car accident can happen in an instant, dealing with the aftermath can take weeks, months, or even years, depending on the situation. There is no need to try to sort through everything on your own after a car accident-- it is in your best interest to hire and attorney. Some situations an experienced attorney can help you with after a car wreck include:
5 February 2018
Riding a motorcycle is a popular method of transportation. There are over 8 million motorcycles registered in the US alone. Some ride motorcycles as a hobby over the weekend while others rely on them as their sole means of transportation. While riding a motorcycle can be enjoyable, the main downside is that it can be more dangerous than driving a car or truck. Motorcyclists are 29 times more likely to die in a crash than those in a passenger car and 5 times more likely to be injured.
17 January 2018
Divorce can be an unpleasant experience for all parties involved. From dividing assets and placing blame to fighting over custody of children and pets, it is easy to see the challenges of dissolving a marriage. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to reduce the amount of emotional stress you and your future ex-spouse encounter during the process of finalizing a divorce. With these simple solutions, you can keep your divorce civil.
9 January 2018
Traffic tickets are issued every day, but you may have been proud of never having gotten one--until one is written for you. You might be frustrated and a little angry about the situation and want to appear in court to clear your name. That might be especially so if you imagine you'll be punished with license points, high fines or worse. However, know that not everyone wins in court. Can you honestly say any of these statements are true?
9 December 2017
The police are usually thought of as all-powerful, especially when it comes to criminal issues, but this is not the case. Here are some things the police cannot do: Search for Evidence without a Warrant The police are generally required to get a search warrant from a judge before entering your house to look for evidence. A judge will only issue a search warrant if they are convinced that there is probable cause for the search.
15 November 2017