Month: March 2018

What Do the Various Types of Please Mean?

Shortly after a person is arrested, they will be arraigned. This is a court hearing where the arrested individual will be formally charged with a crime or crimes and will need to enter a plea. Most people are aware of guilty or not-guilty pleas, but there are actually three different pleas. It’s important for a person to know what their options are, especially if they don’t have a lawyer yet.

Plea of Guilty

A person does have the option of pleading guilty. This should only be done if they are guilty and they believe the judge will be lenient. It’s a good idea to avoid pleading guilty without legal advice as there will not be a trial to determine guilt and the next step will simply be the sentencing for the crime the person has admitted to. If they have a chance to speak with a lawyer before their arraignment, …

Categories: Legal

From Are We There Yet to Taking the Wheel: Teaching Your Teen How to Deal with Disaster on the Road

The leading cause of death for teens is auto accidents. 33% of all deaths in ages 13 to 19 were from auto accidents. With each additional passenger, these chances double.

If the above statistics seem sobering, they should be. As a direct alarm for all parents and teens, this is more than a minor problem. Teens are not being taught properly and their own behavior and lack of awareness are destroying families.

The discussion parents don’t often have is what to do if it happens. What can parents teach teens, From ‘Are We There Yet’ To Taking The Wheel: Teaching Your Teen How To Deal With Disaster On The Road. The below tips start the conversation.

Injury Review

Who is hurt and how? Teens can get an understanding of the situation by focusing immediately on who is injured and to what degree. It’s pivotal for allowing some sense of …

Categories: Legal