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What is drug court?

September 24, 2022 by Leave your thoughts

What Are Drug Courts? Drug courts are an innovative and practical way to deal with drug usage in the criminal justice system. Drug courts, as the name suggests, are designed exclusively for those with substance use disorders. Either instead of serving a jail sentence, or as part of a reduced sentence, these court programs allow participants to enroll in long-term...

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What Happens at Divorce Mediation?

What Happens at Divorce Mediation?

September 19, 2022 by Leave your thoughts

What Is Divorce Mediation? Divorce mediation is a method of resolving issues, including a parenting plan (child custody), division of assets and spousal support. It serves as an alternative to the formal divorce court litigation process. Both parties, and usually their attorneys if they have them, attend mediation meetings with a neutral third party, known as a mediator, that is...

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Do I get to keep money I inherited during my marriage?

Do I get to keep money I inherited during my marriage?

August 31, 2022 by Leave your thoughts

When two people divorce, there may be a disagreement about whether one spouse has rights to another spouse’s inheritance obtained during the marriage. One of the spouses can receive an inheritance during the marriage. Even if money is inherited before marriage, it may later be combined with other marital assets. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the many legal...

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what is a points suspension

What is a points suspension?

August 25, 2022 by Leave your thoughts

What Is A Points Suspension Hearing? Drivers who accrue too many points over a one, two, or three year period, will receive a notice to appear at the Department of Safety to face a loss of license. At that hearing, a hearings officer, who is a lawyer that works for the Department of Safety, will determine how much of a...

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