Don’t Live With The Violence: 4 Steps To Help You Escape An Abusive Relationship

If you're living in an abusive relationship, you need to get help as quickly as possible. There are people who can help you escape the abuse. However, you do need to take steps to protect yourself now that you've decided to leave. If you're not sure what to do to get out the abusive relationship, here are four steps to help you get started.  Recognize the Abuse It's not always easy to recognize the abuse when you're living it, especially when your partner has taken steps to make you feel like everything is your fault. Read More 

An Overview Of DUI Penalties

Getting convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) attracts a wide range of penalties. Below are some of the typical penalties to expect. Monetary Fine It's almost certain that the court will slap you with a monetary fine when you get convicted of a DUI. The fine may range from a few hundreds of dollars to thousands of dollars, depending on various factors such as the severity of your charges and your DUI history. Read More 

3 Ways Defendants Make Their Lawyer’s Job Harder

When you are a defendant, it is imperative to work closely with your attorney to have the best outcome possible for your case. Unfortunately, there are defendants who not only make their lawyer's job harder, but if they are found guilty, they are more likely to  receive the harshest punishment possible for the offense. Being Defiant Sometimes, lawyers struggle with defiant clients who do nothing to help their case. Rarely, the underlying issue can be paranoia associated with mental illness, but in many cases, the problem is arrogance or fundamental distrust of lawyers. Read More 

Getting Bail After A Domestic Violence Arrest

When you are arrested for a domestic violence accusation, the last thing you want to do is figure out how to get out of jail. You already have a lot on your plate. Fortunately, bail bonds can help you get out of jail quickly and easily, allowing you to focus on your case and building a defense to fight back against the charges. If you have a family, you likely also want to get back to them rather than spend months behind bars awaiting trial. Read More