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A 2015 BGSU report shows that typical marriages in the U.S. have a 50 percent chance of lasting. Reasons for divorce may vary from one couple to another, but one thing is for sure: they are all related one way or another. Here are some of the most common reasons marriages fall apart, according to countless studies on divorce. Lack of Intimacy There are different reasons...

Lawyers in New York City will soon be referring to a new criminal justice system in the state, as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed changes to the current set of laws. Cuomo drew inspiration from Martin Luther King Jr. in planning to overhaul state laws, as part of his “New York Promise” program. The proposal will seek to change existing policies regarding bail,...

Being accused of a criminal offense can be a very scary moment that could involve visions of being convicted and sentenced to maximum jail time. Don’t feel helpless, though. Instead, know there are ways you can increase the chances of a successful defense by staying level-headed. Here are the ways you can make it easy for you and your legal team to make your case in...

In the commercial arena, contractual disputes are inevitable and may often arise. Nobody enjoys confrontations and worse, they may take your focus away from running the daily business operations efficiently. That’s why most business owners dealing with contractual disputes resort to litigation immediately. However, is litigation the only way to resolve these disputes?...

Any driver involved in a car crash should take steps to resolve the trouble on the road, and not let it carry over to the court. Here are some of the steps every motorist should know and be prepared to do in case a traffic accident takes place: Remain at the Scene The last thing you want is to commit hit and run, incurring serious criminal penalties for leaving behind...

Your world crumbles once you face a divorce. This can be one of the most difficult times in your life. Divorce opens doors to living a new life, but it still entails a difficult process. Many people go through a divorce attorney. Hiring an attorney speeds up the legal proceedings. Knowing what to look for in a divorce attorney ensures you that you save time and money. Set...

Being accused of a crime you didn’t commit is a situation no one wants to be in. You were caught off guard and altogether clueless of what’s going to happen. Besides, no one expects this kind of situations to happen just like that. Being in the state of shock, it’s so easy to commit mistakes that can dig a deeper hole than what you’re already in. Not only is it...

Going through the tough process of divorce takes a toll on both parties. No matter what the reason behind the falling out is, it’s understandable to feel a lot of pain, regret, anger, and other negative emotions. However, you must still push through everything and keep a clear head to be ready for everything that’s still ahead. One of the things you need to protect is your...

Safe driving is not only for your sake as the driver, but also for those who can possibly affect unsafe driving. These include your passengers, other motorists, pedestrians, animals, and public or private property. Safe driving isn’t limited to motorways, either. Even your own garage or driveway is a place where accidents could happen. The supermarket parking lot,...

Women, by nature, are more emotional than men. Unknown to many, this is a secret advantage. The circumstances might seem difficult in the beginning. Women are emotionally sensitive and would try their best to make amends. They would often ask advice from friends and family to determine if it’s still worth it. Other times, they seek professional assistance from divorce...