What To Expect From Jury Duty

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What To Expect From Jury Duty

Many people register to vote because they want to be a good citizen and because they want their vote to count in elections. If you're a registered voter you shouldn't be surprised if you get a jury duty summons in the mail. While some people may groan when they hear the words "jury duty", others view it as a responsibility they're proud to be a part of. I've been selected for jury duty several times and I've even been a part of the jury. If you want to know what to expect if you're called for jury duty, you can read my blog to find out. I hope that reading my blog will dissolve any fears or apprehensions you have about serving on a jury.

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Transitioning Your Preschooler Into Visitation Sessions

16 February 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are in the middle of a divorce, and you were court ordered to allow your spouse to have visitation sessions with your preschool-aged child, you will want to take steps to ensure the time spent away from you goes smoothly. At first, visitation may be a bit difficult for a child, as they may not be aware of the rules regarding duration or frequency. Here are some ways you can help your child become accustomed to their new way of life. Read More …

How To Challenge A DUI Blood Test

29 January 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have been charged for drunk driving, the police may have ordered a blood test to measure your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and figure the amount of alcohol in your bloodstream. Several factors determine BAC level including strength of the drink, body weight, and gender. Many people believe the blood test results are accurate and cannot be contested, but they can be challenged. Here are some ways to challenge a DUI blood-draw test. Read More …

For The Hearing And Speech Impaired: How Can You Report Auto Accidents In The Future?

12 January 2016
 Categories: , Blog

If you're hearing or speech impaired, staying safe on the road is essential. Auto accidents can occur at any time and cause devastating injuries to you or your passengers. If you can't call emergency services for help because your hearing disability affects your speech or ability to hear over the phone, you won't receive the medical care you need right away. There are new communication services in the works for people with hearing impairments, including special cell phone services that allow you to text emergency services if you're in an accident. Read More …

Three Subjects To Discuss When You’re Looking For A Divorce Attorney

23 December 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you reach the point at which your marriage has ended and you're anxious to move onto the next chapter in your life, moving through the divorce process as quickly as possible is ideal. Even though you don't want to prolong this period, it's important to give careful consideration to the local divorce attorney you hire to represent you. It's generally a good idea to meet with a few divorce attorneys from firms like Madison Law Firm PLLC to ask about their experience and share some details about your situation. Read More …

How Drug Testing Affects Your Custody Case

9 December 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Even if you engage in illicit drug usage casually, this can still make it much more difficult to maintain custody of your child. If you are struggling with an addiction, winning or maintaining custody will be almost impossible and you should instead devote your time toward recovering. During a custody dispute, the courts will try to determine which situation is in the best interests of the child. While a history of drug abuse will always affect your custody battle, there are ways to have your history of drug abuse affect the situation less. Read More …