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June 2016 Archives

Advantages of Kentucky drug court programs

It's easy to become cynical in today's social and political climate, so it is sometimes good to be reminded that even in the midst of a seemingly endless stream of bad news, there are still good things that arise from surprising places. In Kentucky, the positive impact that its drug court programs are able to have on drug court program graduates and relevant budget areas is an example of a surprising cause for recognition. Graduates of the Kentucky's drug court programs not only save the state money in the long run, they also have lower rates of recidivism overall.

Unusual assets to remember during divorce

At the end of a marriage, you'll begin to think about the assets you want to gain during a divorce. Marital assets are generally divided between individuals, but you have to know what those assets are before you can make a claim. Forgetting about any assets can make it difficult to claim them later, which is why you should work with your attorney to write down all the major and minor assets you are aware of.

Man receives 13 years for drunk driving crash

Everyone knows that getting behind the wheel of a vehicle when you're intoxicated is not only illegal but irresponsible. Without being fully awake and aware, driving can be one of the most dangerous things a person does. Despite this, there are times when you may need to drive or you drive believing you're sober. If you're stopped and are over the limit, then you could be charged with a crime. Before you accept the penalties for the crimes you're accused of, your attorney should review your case; you are entitled to a fair trial.

Summer custody: Staying in communication is key

There are some common do's and don'ts when it comes to the summer months and child custody. Some parents find that this time of year is difficult, since children no longer attend school and may have extracurricular activities throughout the summer. Vacations and holidays can be a cause for concern and may cause conflicts as well.