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Sexual Discrimination

Criminal Lawyer If you feel as though you have been discriminated against because of your gender, you may be entitled to compensation under federal and state laws. An attorney will work diligently to protect the rights of individuals that are receiving unfair treatment.  The Law There are several federal laws that prohibit sexual discrimination. Attorneys […]

The Confusing Relationship Between Child Support and Parenting Time

If you and your spouse are unable to work out issues related to child support and custody on your own, it becomes a judge’s responsibility to make those decisions for you. Once a judge approves a divorce settlement, whether one determined by the court or worked out between the two of you, you must abide […]

What is the effect of an arrest or conviction on my professional license?

Many professional license holders in any state often wonder what the effect of an arrest and/or criminal conviction will be on their professional license.  An example of a fairly common scenario regarding professional licensees involves, for instance, a physician who is driving home from a family gathering or a social event after consuming a couple […]

I have been ticketed by police because I left the scene of an accident. What do I need to know?

In every state it is illegal to leave the scene of an accident. If you do so, regardless of how minor the accident might be, you may be ticketed and face severe penalties. As a reckless driving attorney from a law firm like the Law Offices of Mark T. Hurt, can explain, leaving the scene of […]

Where Do You Get Divorced When You and Your Spouse Live in Different States?

Divorce Lawyer If you and your spouse have separated but not yet filed for divorce, it’s possible that one of you has moved. It’s likely that one of you has even moved to a different state. This makes the divorce process a little more complicated, as a divorce attorney, such as from Brandy Austin Law […]

The Dangers and Effects of Ketamine

The Dangers and Effects of Ketamine When it comes to party drugs, one of the most common is ketamine. Ketamine is a schedule III drug. While it has medical use, it is considered to have a moderate to low physical dependence and high psychological dependence. While most people will not suffer withdrawal from ketamine, they […]

What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Criminal Lawyer If you were recently injured while working, you might have a few questions regarding workers’ compensation. It can be a complicated issue if you’re not familiar with how it works, but your lawyer can help you understand the details. Wondering what workers’ comp covers? Medical Costs After being injured, you’re going to have […]

Drunk driving and how to get help

DUI Lawyer Drunk drivers mostly cause a larger number of road accidents that occur daily. Alcohol, when consumed in the wrong way or improperly it could lead to a lot of destruction, and road accidents are one of the incidents that occur after drunk driving. It could happen to you that while you’re out your […]

Concealing a Crime

When you are charged with a criminal offense it could lead to a slew of legal trouble at issues and frustration. Some of those may be probation. Probation may Be sentenced after jail time or simply to avoid jail time. be sentenced after jail time or simply to avoid jail time. When considering probation, many […]

Debunking Non-Violent Drug Crime Myth

Drug Lawyer in Fairfax Virginia DEBUNKING THE MYTH THAT “THERE ARE NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS WHO WERE CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS OR MARIJUANA IN VIRGINIA PRISONS” – NOT! If I had a nickel for every time I heard a politician or a political activist say, “There are thousands of people in prison for Possession of Drugs […]


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