Over the last few weeks, the majority of the discussion concerning capital punishment here in the U.S. has rightly focused on the state of Arkansas, which executed four inmates in just eight days.
Driving under the influence is a serious crime. In Alabama, DUIs are misdemeanors, but the consequences for even a first-time conviction are severe. You could face imprisonment, license suspension and fines. The court might even mandate substance or alcohol abuse treatment. Your insurance will probably increase. For adults over the age of 21, the blood alcohol content for a DUI is anything over 0.08 percent.
There is at least one family law statistic with which everyone is familiar: 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. While this number has varied over the years, the simple reality is that there is a very real chance that a couple will not remain together "till death do them part" despite their best efforts.
If you have suffered an injury in an auto accident, you may be considering filing a personal injury case against the other driver or a third party that failed to maintain a safe road. If so, you will want to enter the legal process with a better understanding of how the entire case will be conducted. Questions about the process are standard, and any injury attorney will be glad to answer them. For a brief description of what will happen, see below.