Facing A DUI Without Sinking Your Case

For many, a DUI (driving under the influence) charge is about more than a suspended license or hefty fine. Out of embarrassment and shame, some slip into depression. These overwhelming feelings may result in different behaviors. While some may walk the straight and narrow, others may act out, casting doubt on their credibility and intent. Whether this is your first DUI charge or a repeat offense, there are some ways for you to face your DUI without sinking your case.

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Deathbed Wills: Are They Valid?

Also known as “The Last Testament” of an individual, a will is a legal statement or document. To ensure that possessions are distributed the way you would like, a will is necessary. While many assume that wills are created later in life, this is not necessarily recommended. In fact, everyone of legal age should have a will that makes sense according to where they are in life. In regards to the validity of wills, many questions arise, specifically in the case of the Deathbed Will. This…

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Burden of Proof

Most of us understand that in regards to criminal cases, there are standards of proof. Chances are, many of us also know that defendants are “presumed innocent” until proven guilty. The process of providing proof falls on the prosecution in this case. This is called the Burden of Proof. In other matters such as civil cases, the burden of proof rests on the claimant. As with most legal matters, burden of proof contains some subtleties that often…

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Why Declare Bankruptcy?

Augusta GA Bankruptcy AttorneyEach year, many hard-working and honest individuals find themselves facing sudden changes in their finances, leading them to consider declaring bankruptcy. Whether it's the loss of a family member, loss of a job, or divorce, bankruptcy can be an emotional choice. Yet, it provides people with a fresh start with their finances.…

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Collaborative Law: Resolution for Child Custody Cases

Augusta GA Family Law AttorneysPerhaps the most controversial and emotional types of cases, child custody disputes require special time and consideration. Always keeping the well being of children in mind, family law attorneys often participate in collaborative law. This process of mediation allows each party to negotiate more effectively, by relying…

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