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January 2020 Archives

Coach resigns following accusations of drug trafficking

If you are employed in a position where you're around children, one of the worst things that can happen is for you to be accused of drug charges. Why is it bad? You're around minors and could even be accused of selling to those around you.

Criminal and administrative penalties come after drunk driving

Being convicted of drunk driving sets a host of things in motion. Three of these can be particularly challenging. You might be incarcerated, have to pay fines and have your driver's license suspended. These are all problematic on their own, but together, they can create the perfect storm that ruins your life.

Credit card debt in America is increasing, but delinquency is low

Consumer debt is on the rise, and this is good news for the credit card companies. It is estimated that the debt load from consumers increased $80 billion last year. One trend that is boosting this increase is online shopping. Consumers are turning away from paying cash to local businesses and leaning more toward making credit card purchases online.

Plan to address holiday debts now

Now that the holiday season is over, some people are faced with a harsh reality as the credit card bills start rolling in. You really can't avoid checking the mail, and ignoring the credit card statements won't help the situation at all. Instead, you need to find out what you owe and plan to get those bills taken care of.

Drug possession: Potential defense strategies to consider

Drug charge convictions can impact a person for a long time, so many defendants choose to fight the charges they are facing. There are many different options that you have when you are trying to determine what defense strategy is appropriate for your case.