Archive for May 25, 2016
When you marry someone, you don’t go into it thinking someday you will get divorced, but, unfortunately, it’s something that happens to a lot of couples. Nearly half of first marriages end in divorce and about 60% of second marriages do as well. If you find your marriage hitting the rocks and fear divorce is on the horizon, you need to set up an appointment to speak to a divorce attorney.
Divorce law is complex, so even if you and your spouse are divorcing on good terms and you don’t have a lot of assets to divide, it is still a good idea to seek the advice of a divorce attorney. People often are at their worst when faced with a situation such as divorce, so it is a good idea to protect yourself and your own interests.
If the divorce is acrimonious or if there are significant assets involved, then a di
Only those who are guilty of some terrible crime go to prison, right? Wrong. The greater majority of the prison population consists of people who have not even been convicted but are only awaiting trial. People can land in prison for anything from simple misdemeanors to complex crimes. That’s why one of the most important constitutional rights is the right to seek and be granted bail, pending the outcome of the trial. For many people, putting together the money needed for bail can be a problem, but a bail bond agency can help by standing surety instead.
The right to seek bail
The Eighth Amendment, which is part of the Bill of Rights, guarantees the right to seek bail: “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments infli