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Britney Spears Loses Bid to End Conservatorship

July 1, 2021

The battle between entertainer Britney Spears and her father Jamie Spears to end her conservatorship is not over. A judge decided late Wednesday to deny the 39-year-old singer’s request to remove her father as sole conservator of her estate. The conservatorship, which controls both Spears’ finances and her life, including such personal decisions as…

How can I Overcome the Mental Trauma of a Car Accident?

June 28, 2021

it is not uncommon after a distressing event for those involved to harbor fears of experiencing a similar trauma in the near future. Someone who has been in a car accident may be hesitant to drive again in the same vehicle or on the same road.  Sometimes, it is best to work through the…

How can I be a Good Executor of a Loved One’s Will or Estate?

June 21, 2021

The executor of an estate has two main goals. The first is to protect the assets in which the executor is legally trusted to, and the second is to enable the quickest reasonable transfer of assets to lawful debtors and legal beneficiaries as required by the estate or the estate owner’s last will and…

What are the Consequences of Failure to Use Turn Signals?

June 16, 2021

According to a study by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), many drivers simply do not use their turn signals at all. The study determined that failure to use turn signals causes approximately two million car accidents each year. Additionally, failing to use a turn signal can result is fines or tickets. Neglecting the…

Why are More Older Couples Getting Divorced?

June 14, 2021

When Bill and Melinda Gates announced they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage, many people were shocked. Perhaps the only people who were not shocked were divorce lawyers and marriage counselors. Divorce among people over 50 years old has doubled since 1990, according to scholars. For most other age groups, the divorce rate…

Do Smartwatches Distract Drivers?

June 9, 2021

Distracted driving ranks among the newest and deadliest of all driver behaviors. While motorists generally understand the dangers of cellphone use while driving, experts are now seeing more distracted driving cases tied to smartwatches. While technology is beneficial for drivers, it also can cause unintended car accidents, injuries, and road-related deaths. Distracted driving caused…

How Do Safety Initiatives Make Roads Safer?

June 7, 2021

Car accidents cause a series of problems for those involved. Every level of government is interested in reducing the number and severity of car accidents and providing the best and most convenient transportation possible. Part of the effort is ensuring the roads are designed to optimize safe travel. Traffic-calming measures are one type of…

How is a High Asset Divorce Facilitated?

June 3, 2021

Recently, Bill and Melinda Gates announced that they are divorcing. The Gates are high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs). How does a high asset divorce facilitation differ for couples with more modest assets? Money has an emotional connection. Losing the sense of financial security can be worked through in a facilitated divorce. In a high asset divorce,…

How Do I Prove Liability After a Car Accident?

June 1, 2021

Unfortunately, car accidents are common occurrences. If significant injuries happen and another vehicle is involved, it is very important to affirm who is at fault. An experienced lawyer can help their client present a strong personal injury case. Listed below are some ways to help establish liability. Ensure the Police Report is Accurate Any…

What Happens if My Car Accident Injuries are Delayed?

May 26, 2021

Most car accidents are traumatic. When the body generates adrenaline and endorphins, it does not always have time to process the initial shock of the accident. The body can produce a type of shock that can block pain. Some signs to look out for are headaches, neck or shoulder pain, numbness, back pains, abdominal…