Can You Be Arrested For DUI After Consuming Marijuana?

If you live in one of the states with legalized marijuana use, you may have noticed police officers stepping up their DUI patrols or even setting up checkpoints to look for intoxicated drivers. Because there exists no test that can detect recent marijuana use or marijuana intoxication (only THC residue stored in the body's fat cells), officers must rely only on physical and verbal cues to determine whether an individual is too impaired to drive. Read More 

Is Your Ex Claiming You Stole Thousands You Borrowed From Them? Call A Lawyer Fast

Did you borrow money from an ex and now they are trying to claim that you stole from them? Have you paid some of it back? If so, you want to consult with a criminal lawyer to see if you can fight the charges, or have them dropped before the matter gets to court. Depending on the amount they claimed you stole, you could be facing criminal charges. There is a lot of evidence that will be needed to get the defense going. Read More 

How A Full-Blown Custody Battle May Harm Your Child

You have probably heard that custody battles aren't good for kids, but do you know exactly how it harms them? It's easy to assume that your fight for your child's custody is good for both you and the child, but this is only true if the "fight" is kept civil. Here are some of the ways in which a full-blown custody battle may harm the kids:  Monetary Ramifications   The cost of child custody battles varies widely; it can be as low as $3,000 or as high as $40,000. Read More 

3 Possible Beneficiaries For Your Life Insurance Policy

Signing up for a life insurance policy is a smart move, regardless of how young or old you are. When you sign up for your policy, however, you will be asked to designate a beneficiary, who will be trusted with the money from the policy after you pass away. These are three possible beneficiaries that you can choose for your policy. 1. Individual Beneficiary One common choice is to choose an individual beneficiary. Read More