California Proposition 64: What You Should Know About Old And New Marijuana Charges

15 December 2016
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California's Proposition 64 is legislation that passed in November of 2016, legalizing recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over. That essentially eliminates prosecution for the personal use of marijuana—but it also changes things for those who are already in jail, on parole, or on probation for a marijuana charge as well. If this applies to you, learn more about how the new law could affect your case and what you should do next. Read More 

Getting A Divorce Got Easier In Illinois In 2016

14 December 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Getting a divorce in Illinois used to be a burdensome process that required numerous conditions to be met before a divorce would be granted. Also, the process for valuing the assets collected during the marriage has also changed to make the process easier. If you and your spouse are thinking about getting a divorce and want to know what to expect during the process, here is an overview of the changes made to the reason for getting a divorce and how the value of the assets will be determined so each spouse gets their fair share of the assets when splitting up the joint property. Read More 

What You Should Expect At A Visa Interview At The U.S Consulate In Ho Chi Minh City

28 November 2016
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An American with a Vietnamese spouse who wishes to immigrate to the United States will need to prepare before going to the consulate in Ho Chi Minh City. While the basic interview proceedings are similar to those in other embassies and consulates around the world, there are some issues that may be encountered there that are more unique and variable than in other locations. Preparation is the key to success in securing a visa for your spouse. Read More 

Did You Break Your Arm While Doing Your Job? 2 Tips to Get through the Workers Compensation Claim

23 November 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you broke your arm at work, you might be out of work for some time depending on the type of work you do. For example, an office worker may not need as much time off as someone that works on a dock and has to carry heavy boxes all day. Either way, you will submit a workers compensation claim to your employer. If you have never done this before, the process can get confusing. Read More 

3 Things To Know About Getting An Occupational Driver’s License After A DUI

1 November 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

One of the consequences of getting a DUI is losing your driving privileges. Most courts will revoke a person's driving privileges after a DUI occurs, even if it is a first-time offense. Without a driver's license, managing your life can be very difficult. There is a possibility, though, that you might be able to get an occupational driver's license. Here are three things you should know about this. What is an occupational driver's license? Read More