Bankruptcy and Divorce After Marriage

Going through a divorce can be both emotionally and financially difficult and sometimes it is hard to separate emotions when it comes time to making serious decisions during and after a divorce. During this post and the next we will discuss seven money mistakes to avoid after divorce. The first mistake to avoid is ignorance. Though …

Taxes, Families, and Financial Planning

The families of yesteryear are slowly fading from predominance in American culture and reality. No longer do the vast majority of American families resemble the atomic family from the 1950’s. Debt has reshaped the American family landscape. With that reshaping, there has also been a reshaping of finances in the modern American family. Most families usually …

Major Accident in Louisiana

A major accident recently occurred in Louisianan involving an 18-wheeler and an Amtrak train. The accident occurred at eight in the morning at a crossway of the train tracks. The train, which had 65 passengers and a crew of 13, was headed for Atlanta, then New York City. The severe impact of the accident caused passengers inside …

Judge: abandoned son has ‘anger’ toward father

In the latest family court hearing for the Lakeville, Minnesota, man accused of abandoning his pre-teen son and moving to California last summer, the judge denied the father’s requests for visitation and to strip custody of the boy from his great aunt. The judge based his decision in part with a conversation with the 11-year-old prior to …

Dui Convictions Can Ruin Careers

Think a misdemeanor Boulder, CO DUI arrest isn’t serious? Think again! For persons already employed and those seeking new jobs, being convicted for a DUI arrest can cause career chaos! Florida has tough DUI laws. If pleading no contest or guilty to DUI charges, or when found guilty after trial, DUI defendants receive permanent blemishes …