Custody orders are put in place to protect the children and ensure that both parents understand exactly what is expected. However, there are situations where one parent may violate the custody order, which can cause issues for the kids and create major issues. If your ex is not following the custody order that was approved by the court, it is in your best interest to take action as quickly as possible in order to remedy the situation.
Many people who don't have much legal knowledge often confuse the terms "assault" and "battery." In many cases, these terms go together, but there are cases that involve assault without battery. Although the definition of each term can vary somewhat by state, battery typically involves making contact with another person, while an assault can be as simple as an attempt to cause harm — even if no physically contact between the aggressor and the victim is made.
If you plan to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy but recently won a settlement from a lawsuit, you may have concerns about how much, if any, of your settlement has to go to the bankruptcy trustee. Chapter 7 bankruptcy requires you to turn many of your assets over, but you may be able to keep some of your settlement after your bankruptcy. Keep the following in mind: Personal Injury Exemption
If you are charged with a DUI, you may not automatically face charges. Some defenses allow you to reduce your charges, maintain your driving privileges, or even drop the charge altogether. The following are some defenses to DUI you may have if you are arrested: Law Enforcement Had No Probable Cause If the police who pulled you over had no probable cause to do so, you may be able to fight the DUI charge.
Did you panic after receiving a phone call from your child's elementary school in regards to him or her getting attacked by a dog while on the playground? Was your child rushed to the hospital due to the severity of the injuries and and had to undergo surgery to treat the wounds? If you are feeling depressed and overwhelmed because of the incident, taking legal action might make you feel a little better.