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January 2017 Archives

Homicide meaning in the criminal justice system

When most people hear the word homicide, they likely think of some gruesome murder. That isn't the case. From a legal standpoint, homicide encompasses any death that was caused by another person. If you are being investigated for a homicide, there are some specific points you should know.

Bankruptcy is a useful tool for getting a fresh financial start

Having more bills than you have money is a situation that isn't fun to be in. If this is your reality right now, it is time to take control of your finances so that you don't have to live with the struggle any longer than necessary. One option that you have is bankruptcy. Many people will scoff at the prospect of filing bankruptcy, but it is important to realize that this can be a very useful tool if you are truly trying to get your finances back on track.

What debts can't be discharged?

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy might be your least-desired option, or it might be the answer you're looking for to get ahead financially. There are a few things that you have to know about this kind of bankruptcy, though, because it won't excuse you of everything you owe.

Holiday drunk driving: Know the penalties you face

Now that the holiday party season is upon us, everyone who is going to drink alcohol should make plans to have a way to get home that doesn't involve drunk driving. If you don't do this and end up trying to drive yourself home, you are facing some very serious penalties in Arkansas.