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1 facing DUI charges after losing leg in motorcycle crash

Being involved in a motorcycle accident can be a devastating experience that could leave a person with life-altering injuries. While dealing with serious injuries can be challenging enough as is, should authorities believe the accident occurred under suspicious circumstances, a person could also face criminal charges. A 60-year-old man is facing DUI charges after losing his leg during a recent motorcycle accident in California.

Age could be a factor when speaking to kids about divorce

The end of a marriage can be a stressful and daunting period for all parties involved. Upon making the decision to divorce, parents in California may wish to speak to their kids about the process and the changes they may experience, but they might be uncertain how to start the conversation. When it comes to breaking the news of divorce, the age of the children could play a significant role in the process.

DUI: 1 accused of operating electric scooter while impaired

After a night out on the town having drinks with family or friends, many individuals in California may choose to forgo operating a motor vehicle and pursue alternate forms of transportation. However, a person might find it advisable to take care when choosing another method of travel, as operating any manner of vehicle during this time could lead to criminal charges. A 41-year-old man has reportedly received a citation for DUI after allegedly operating an electric scooter while impaired.

You will typically end up sharing debt in a California divorce

Deciding to seek a divorce is never an easy choice. You may have agonized over it for months before finally talking to an attorney. One common concern that people name when putting off a divorce is how the courts will split up assets and debts. If you don't have a prenuptial agreement on record and can't agree with your ex about how to split your property, the courts will decide for you.

Bankruptcy: Dealing with high amounts of debt early in life

Dealing with the burdens that can accompany high amounts of debt can be an intimidating experience. For individuals in California that are in the early stages of life, similar issues could have a significant impact on their futures. Knowing how to prevent financial concerns from becoming an issue can be difficult, and those who encounter monetary hardships could benefit from speaking with a bankruptcy attorney for guidance on their available options.

Preparing for the financial side of divorce in California

Many individuals in California and elsewhere may consider it to be of the utmost importance to maintain financial stability. However, certain life events, such as the end of a marriage, could disrupt this area of life. Those who are facing divorce could benefit from speaking with a family law attorney for guidance on the steps they can take to protect against undesirable consequences and safeguard their financial futures.

Divorce and your house: How to handle property

When you got married, one of the first things you did was decide on housing. You purchased a property you love, and you've put time and money into renovating it. Today, it's worth much more than it was when you bought it, but you don't want to move out to make a profit. It's your home, and you want to stay where you are.

Divorce: Knowing the applicable uses of child support

For many parents in California and elsewhere, providing the kids with the necessary financial support as they grow up may be an essential part of life. However, while those who are going through a divorce may wish to provide for the needs of their kids, they might have some concerns about how their child support payments will be used. By gaining a better understanding of what these payments can cover, one could become better prepared to pursue an acceptable agreement during negotiations.

Societal pressure, marriage and divorce

Society celebrates a happy and loving marriage as the ideal way to live life. Two people – and in the modern world it doesn't matter if you're the same-sex or not – coming together to live happily ever after is an archetype that we see again and again in books and movies. Our parents could model it, our friends could model it and – if you're single – it seems that everyone is watching and waiting until the day you say "I do" with your special someone.

Divorce: Taking precautions during an extended separation

Making the decision to end a marriage can be a stressful and daunting process. In some cases, a couple in California may feel as though a physical separation could be the best solution, as it may provide them with additional time to reach a conclusion. However, even if one is uncertain if divorce will be the outcome, a person might find it advisable to take steps to protect him or herself during a prolonged separation, as failing to do so could prove detrimental.

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