An increasing number of people are starting to recognize the reality and importance of estate planning and ensuring that they have a will in place before their death. However, what many people don't realize is that the way the will is worded is just as important as its existence. Sometimes the smallest things can result in having your estate distributed differently than you might have intended. Here is a look at one of the many details that can affect how your will is interpreted and what you need to know about it. [Read More]
Can You Get Arrested For Breaking A Quarantine?
If you've been told to stay in quarantine, you may be wondering what would happen if you don't listen. Some people might say you could get arrested, but is that true? Here's what you should know. There Are Mandatory and Voluntary Orders Some orders to quarantine or shelter in place are mandatory, while others are voluntary. If you're not sure which one applies to your area, go on your local government's website and read the exact order rather than relying on the news. [Read More]
The Most Common Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents
Riding a motorcycle is a lot of fun, and millions of American riders take to the highways and byways every year to enjoy the unique freedom and thrill of the open road that riding a motorcycle provides. However, motorcycle riders face hazards and suffer personal injuries that drivers of other types of vehicles don't. Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous, unless riders understand the causes of motorcycle accidents and take precautions against them, follow the laws and rules of the road, take the necessary steps to protect themselves, and use common sense. [Read More]
Why Your Criminal Trial Might Be Private
Criminal trials are usually public — but there are exceptions to the rule. Below are some of the reasons your trial might be private. Safety Concerns Courts frequently opt for private criminal proceedings in cases where a public trial would create safety and security concerns. Such a decision is highly likely if a public trial would harm innocent parties, such as witnesses or crime victims. Consider a case where a local gang routinely retaliates against witnesses who testify against its members. [Read More]