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If you are planning to get married and you have substantial wealth to bring into the relationship, it may be a good idea to safeguard those things you earned by yourself from potential loss should your marriage end. With the divorce rate increasing at an alarming pace, sometimes it pays to draw the line right from the start. Prenuptial Agreements Also known as premarital...

In general, embezzlement laws in Texas fall under theft laws. However, it is basically financial theft of a defendant who is an employee of the plaintiff. Embezzlement occurs when an employee entrusted with her or his employer’s resources—financial or otherwise—steals some or all of those resources. It is often classified as a white collar crime, but doesn’t have...

Unlike misdemeanor convictions, felony convictions can be longer than one year and at worse, may result in a death penalty. You can end up paying huge fines. In addition, even after fulfilling your punishment, chances are that you can lose your right to vote, obtain certain licenses, work in certain areas and serve in juries.  To this end, if you are facing a felony...

There are several factors that could affect a case of DUI or Driving Under the Influence of drugs or alcohol in Illinois, and a case involving a child inside the car at the time of the offense is among the most significant ones. When a court evaluates a DUI case, they take in to account the specific circumstances of the offense. For example, if the driver endangers other...

War veterans deserve all the respect in the world for doing their part to serve the country. All of these individuals did their best to make sure missions were accomplished and that the stars and stripes continue to stand tall. Once the fighting stops, they must endure another battle outside the field, claiming their benefits as a veteran. Mortgage Help Veterans will need...

In a business, money only runs in two ways: into the company and out of the company. You can only earn money and spend money. When the spent money is much less than the earned money, your business is thriving and profiting. When your spent money is much more than your earned money, however, you get debts. What happens when you cannot pay your debts on time? Spending More...

Some people see the caring and loving nature of a woman as an infinite quality — she will love you endlessly despite the little things or the biggest misunderstandings. In reality, even the most loving and faithful wife has her limits and may come to the decision to give up. Studies show that women have become more likely to ask for separation than men. Tolerance can...

Divorce can be a tedious process, especially if you and your partner are not separating on amiable terms. You can expect that each one will be fighting for his or her right to the dissolution of the marriage. Divorce Matters, many family law attorneys, and psychologists recommend settling your differences in a civil manner for a smoother process of divorce. If you and...