Category Archives: Articles

How can I properly navigate probate?

By | May 17, 2017

When your loved one passes away, it is a sad time where family is mourning the death, celebrating the life-lived, and planning according to the deceased person’s wishes. Typically, emotions are running high and tensions can run even higher if loved ones perceive they are being treated unfairly after the death.

5 Tips to Avoiding a Cycling Accident

By | May 16, 2017

Commuting by bike is much safer than many people think. According to government statistics 1 cyclist is killed on UK roads for every 27 million miles travelled by bike, equivalent to 1000 times around the world. The same statistics suggest you are more likely to be injured in an hour of gardening than in an hour of cycling.… Read More »

Why We Should Take Workplace Fatigue Seriously

By | May 15, 2017

Long hours, growing to-do lists, looming deadlines, increased expectations from employers – these are facts of life for many American workers. The stresses of the job are starting to take their toll on employees.

Can you use medical marijuana on probation in Colorado?

By | May 10, 2017

If you have a red card in Colorado, can you use medical marijuana even if you’re on probation? We’ll discuss your rights under Colorado and whether or not you can use medical marijuana while on probation.

Do You Know Your Rights? …Here’s Why You Should

By | May 9, 2017

Some of the qualities that have historically set the United States apart from many other countries are the rights of its citizens. Yet, if you do not know what your rights are, you might not exercise them, which in some cases means that you are effectively giving them away.

The Country is Looking Toward California in Efforts to Stop Distracted Driving

By | May 9, 2017

It’s been called a disturbing trend, an epidemic and a blight on our roads. These phrases are apt descriptions of the increase in U.S. traffic fatalities that have occurred for two years in a row. The increase in 2015 was the largest in the U.S. in 50 years, and now it appears that 2016 saw a similar rise… Read More »

Drive distracted, causes a fatal car crash, serves time under manslaughter

By | May 8, 2017

That’s Alabama’s new policy, unofficially. Jonathan Raynes is now serving two years in prison followed by eight years of probation after a fatal texting and driving accident. After “momentarily taking his eyes off the road”, Raynes said he swerved to avoid a stopped car in front of him. In doing so, he tragically collided head on with the… Read More »

Becoming a Smarter Patient

By | April 27, 2017

What we don’t know can hurt us. This is especially true when it comes to our health. The less we understand about our health – the medicines we take, the conditions we might have, the care we receive – the more likely we are to make decisions that aren’t in our best interest, ones that might even be… Read More »

How to Prove a Premises Liability Case In New York

By | April 27, 2017

When someone enters a place of business – a salon, a supermarket, a restaurant – they don’t expect to be leaving on a stretcher. It’s an unspoken agreement between a consumer and a business owner. If it were spoken, it would go something like this: “I will frequent your establishment if you guard my personal safety while I… Read More »

Busting some Common Misconceptions about Spousal Support

By | April 25, 2017

The process of divorce is become more and more  commonplace in today’s society. According to the most recent data from the CDC, in the U.S. we currently have a total divorce rate of 3.2 per 1,000 population. And with each divorce case there are several hotly-contested elements to fight over, including asset division, child custody and support, prenuptials,… Read More »