If you are facing a jury trial for a crime you are being charged with, one of the steps that will take place before your trial is jury selection. Jury selection is a process that involves a lot of different steps, and your lawyer will take this event very seriously. As you prepare for this event, here are several things you should know about jury selection. It begins with a large pool
You and your partner have not been getting along, and you have an inkling that the relationship needs to end. Before you pursue divorce, however, you might want to take an in-between step and formally separate for some time. This works well for many couples. Separating can help you clear your head and get a better idea of what you want out of life. It can also help you prepare mentally for the upcoming divorce.
Buying a motorcycle is an exciting time in any person's life. Riding a motorcycle conjures up images of freedom and feeling the wind in your face as you cruise the open road. Before you get going on that motorbike road trip, however, it's essential to focus on staying safe as you ride. As a motorcyclist you are more vulnerable to injury than someone riding in a car, so knowing how to reduce your chances of an accident is crucial.
Going through a divorce with your spouse and know that child custody will be an issue? If so, don't try to handle it on your own. Here are two situations where you need a lawyer on your side for settling child custody. You're Going Through Mediation If you are going to try to work things out with your spouse before going to court, you'll enter a mediation phase of the custody battle.
No one ever wants to be in this situation, but it's happened before: Someone goes shopping with a friend who shoplifts and uses the first person as a cover or unwitting accomplice. Maybe the shoplifter snuck the item into the first person's bag, or maybe the shoplifter asked the first person to talk to a nearby staff member about something -- and then took advantage of the shift in attention. Whatever the background, it's possible for that first person to be charged as an accomplice.