Common traffic violations and their crucial implications

Rules and regulations for the road are there for a very important reason – to keep motorists safe. Here are a few violations that motorists should be careful not to commit, for the safety of all concerned. Speeding This is a very dangerous violation in the sense that a lot of people who commit it Read More »

Alleviating divorce stress with a prenuptial agreement

Divorce is expensive, as everyone already knows. And in most cases, the spouses undergoing the process can be uncooperative and emotional, which at times hinders reasonable discourse. To minimize confusion and to take negative emotions such as retaliation and resentment out of the equation, a prenuptial agreement can be solution. A prenuptial agreement is supposed Read More »

Equitable distribution: Division of property after a divorce

In the dissolution of a marriage, the spouses are given the option to agree on how property and assets will be divided between them. Absent agreements on the matter, the law will decide how the marital property is to be apportioned. In most states, it is the right and obligation of divorcing spouses to undergo Read More »

Important spousal and child support facts

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has revealed that a little over 40 per cent of marriages end in divorce, with 60 per cent of second marriages and over 70 per cent of third marriages going the same route. With these facts, spousal and child support has become a relevant topic in American society. Read More »

Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine

Excerpt from the Ashville Citizen-Times, March 24, 2016  The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program launched a boosted speed enforcement effort on March 22, 2016. Known as “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine,” the campaign is an effort to curb traffic fatalities. According to the program, high speed contributed to the deaths of 322 Read More »

Construction Labor Costs May Rise with New Department of Labor Rule

See David’s article as published in Construction Executive Risk Management On May 18, 2016, President Obama announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule regarding overtime regulations. The new rule, which takes effect Dec. 1, 2016, increases the standard salary level from $455 per week ($23,660 per year) to $913 per week Read More »