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November 2017 Archives

Dividing property in a divorce

One of the most emotional aspects of a divorce is deciding who, if anyone, will keep the house. Your home will have carried memories for years and perhaps even decades, so the decision is bound to be a sentimental one. The most important thing to remember is to keep calm in any big decision like this, and try not to let any arguments that arise get heated. You should try and focus on the concrete pros and cons of keeping the house as opposed to any emotions that you have attached to the idea of it.

What happens when child support goes unpaid in Louisiana

Getting divorced is like walking through a minefield. You think you've avoided one issue, and something else blows up instead. If you received custody of your children in your divorce or while your divorce is pending, you might feel like you missed a major potential problem. Unfortunately, it opens up the potential for a lot of other issues, like what happens when your spouse won't pay child support.

Marijuana charges for college students could end their education

Every year, more states take steps to legalize marijuana for both medicinal and recreational purposes. While Louisiana has legalized marijuana for medical purposes, the average college student doesn't have a real medical reason to smoke or otherwise ingest marijuana. For most college students, experimenting with marijuana is relatively harmless. Unfortunately, hundreds of teens and young adults in their early twenties get arrested for possession of marijuana.

5-month old baby dies in alleged distracted driving crash

Some of the most tragic accidents that happen involve children. When most of these accidents are preventable, it is even more tragic. An accident occurred between Denham Springs and Walker that will forever be remembered by those involved, as well as those in the communities.

Here are the things you should never do after a car accident

The ubiquitousness of cars and modern forms of travel has made us take them for granted and almost blind to how unnatural and dangerous they actually can be. Everyone knows to take measures to stay safe on roadways, but most people drive irresponsibly, nevertheless, even via ""mild"" forms such as applying eyeliner quickly at a stoplight, or putting that spare packet of sugar in the glove compartment into your coffee while at a stop sign, if he or she even bothers to make a full stop. Despite how safe you may try to be personally, clearly, others can be cavalier to downright egregiously negligent.

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