Archive for July, 2018

A Look At Why You Should Have Your Divorce Mediated In The United States

Filing for divorce is common in the United States and depends on a variety of factors and having your divorce mediated can be helpful. Divorce is caused by a variety of reasons, and can have a number of different outcomes. For instance, if one person out of the couple smokes but the other does not at all, their chance of ultimately getting a divorce is likely to rise by as much as seventy five percent. Divorce also happens due to sheer and simple incompatibility in more than nineteen percent of divorce cases, and drug and alcohol use and abuse will lead to as many as ten percent of all divorces. Infidelity is also a major cause of divorce in the United States, whether just one person is unfaithful or both parties of the couple are. In fact, infidelity is even currently the number one cause and reason for people to file for div

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Seven Reasons You Need A Criminal Defense Lawyer

There are over 1,300,000 attorneys practicing law in America today. One reason that there are so many attorneys is our Constitution, which gives all defendants accused of a crime crime some certain rights. They have the right to be represented by a lawyer in court; they have the right to a reasonable bail; they have the right not to be subjected to any cruel or unusual punishment; and they have the right to a trial by a jury of their peers. Many people are accused of a crime every day, and despite what we see on TV, district attorneys don’t always get it right. If you’ve been accused of a crime, a criminal defense lawyer should be your first call. Here are seven reasons why.

  1. You need someone to build your case. You may not be in a position to effectively build your own defense for a variety of reasons. You may be in prison. You may be in the hospital. You may be trying to hold down a job. You need someone working for you who can effectively and efficiently fi

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The Need for a Illegal Immigrant Lawyer

Last year in 2016, 42.7 millions individuals entered the United States as nonimmigrants (I-94), having various temporary visas. These immigrants accounted for 13.5 % of the total population of the United States. according to American Community survey data (ACS). There was a 7% increase in foreign born individuals over the prior year (2015). Mexicans accounted for approximately 26% of immigrants to the United States in 2016. making them the largest foreign born group in the country.
In the year 2017, one fifth of the worlds migrants were living in the United States. The year before that, approximately 18 million children under the age of eighteen lived with at least one immigrant parent. This accounted for 26% of the 70 million children under the age of 18 in the United States. Of those people naturalized in 2016, 151,830 were living in California. That year there were a total of 753,066 people naturalized in the United States with approximately 52% of them being female.

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Learn More About Suing for Damages When You Consult With a Car Accident Attorney

There are approximately 218 million drivers with valid driving licenses in the United States. Given this, drivers experience a considerable amount of traffic when traveling on the country’s streets, roads, highways, and freeways. Even when drivers follow all of the traffic rules and are conscientious, they can still be involved in an accident, such as a car crash.

Common Causes for Accidents

There are, of course, different types of car accidents that can occur. While there are various causes for car crashes and other types of vehicle accidents, these are the most common reasons:
  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding

The Incidence of Non-Fatal Accidents

On an annual basis, there are roughly six million car accidents that occur within the United States. Approximately th

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These are the Most Common Reasons You Could Go to Court

When it comes to court cases, only the truly controversial get the attention of the media. However, there are quite a few common reasons you might have to appear in court even if you aren’t on a criminal trial. These are some of the most common reasons you might to hire a lawyer to help you survive a hearing.
Personal injury cases are quite rare, with only approximately 4-5% actually going to trial. The rest are usually settled out of court. However, don’t let the numbers fool you. These cases are incredibly important and require legal help if you’re defending. Motor vehicle accidents make up the majority, according to the Department of Justice with drunk driving especially being a large problem. It is estimated that a person is injured by a drunk driver every two minutes. Drunk driving can not only risk a person’s life, but can cause thousands in car damage, hospital bills, and other costs. You need to find a defense lawyer if you’ve been the victim of one of these tragedies.

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