Division of property is one of the biggest challenges that must be addressed during a divorce. While the process can certainly go smoothly if both individuals are able to divide property themselves in a mutually acceptable manner, divorcing couples often find it difficult to reach an agreement due to emotional strains that often accompany divorce, and require intervention from the courts.
The South Carolina bill which bans law enforcement agencies from mandating ticket quotas for officers was signed into law on June 9 by Governor Nikki Haley. The law is said to be a step towards repairing strained relationships between law enforcement and communities throughout the state.
A conviction for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol carries many serious consequences, including costly fines, suspension of driving privileges, and incarceration. A person can be charged for a DUI if police determine that he or she was operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or higher, or if under the legal drinking age of 21, with a BAC of 0.02% or higher. Below are some of the common questions people ask when facing the challenges of a DUI case.
Each year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 700,000 people are hospitalized for head injuries and hip fractures due to falls. Additionally, medical costs related to falls are approximately $34 billion annually. Falls have the potential to cause serious injury, and often require costly medical services. Sometimes falls occur due to our own carelessness; however, when a fall is the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The following is an explanation of the conditions in which a property owner may be liable for injuries you sustained in a fall.
As summer approaches and temperatures begin to climb, it’s time to unpack the bathing suits, get out the sunscreen, and head to the pool. While a day swimming and relaxing by the pool with the family is a great way to spend those hot and humid days, pools can come with a lot of safety risks, and possibly leave you liable if a visitor is injured in a pool that you own. Here are few facts and safety tips for you to keep in mind this summer as family and friends gather around your pool for those long, lazy summer days.