If you have your commercial driver's license (CDL) and drive for yourself or for a company, you know you need to avoid DUI (Driving Under the Influence) charge. This is true whether you are driving your personal vehicle or your commercial truck. This is because if you are charged with DUI when driving your personal vehicle, this also affects your CDL status. Below are some things that will happen to you if you get charged with DUI.
With each passing year, many companies are getting into the industry of autonomous cars. This is good news because technology cannot be held back, and these cars do have a role to play in the society. However, with new technology come new risks that must be addressed. For example, autonomous cars are susceptible to hacking, which comes with related disastrous dangers. The Background: Plausibility In 2016, a group of white-hat hackers hacked into a Tesla Model S car and managed to unlock the cars (without a key fob) and activate the brakes to stop the car.
Breaking up while engaged is easier than divorce, from a legal perspective, but it can be just as devastating from an emotional and financial standpoint. If your ex-fiancé has recently called off your wedding and left you saddled with the bills, you may be wondering about possible legal action to recover at least some of your losses. Although this area of law is inevitably murky and case-dependent, you may have grounds to explore a personal injury case against your ex-fiancé.
Do you know that swearing or cursing at your children can derail your custody battle? This is because cursing at your children may be viewed as a form of child abuse. This is true whether you are using the words in electronic media (such as emails) or verbal communication. Swearing Explained In this context, swearing is the use of offensive language. Some swear words are nearly universal while others are peculiar to different regions.
Getting convicted of a crime that results in having to serve a probation sentence can be a good ending to a case, if you had expected to get a worse punishment, but it is also something you must take very seriously. Probation is used as a punishment for many crimes, and it is used to serve several purposes. Here are three things you should understand about probation if the court recently ordered this for you.
If you've decided that you want to adopt a child, the first thing you should do is reach out to a family law attorney. While it may not seem logical to get an attorney involved from the start, it's important that you protect yourself legally from the beginning. After making the decision to adopt, I have been through the process several times. I created this site to help other adoptive parents understand what they can expect from the entire process, including the legal support you're likely to need. I hope this information helps you feel more confident in this major life decision.