Construction Legalities: How to Allocate Risk to Various Parties

Summary: Drafting a well thought-out contract can result in minimizing damages and losses when a claim arises. The success of a construction project depends largely on how owners, contractors, lenders, or subcontractors address project risks. Now, this is what is called “risk management” in construction terms. Now, one of the major factors of risk management […]

Spousal support

Spousal support is money paid from one spouse to another to support the spouse with lesser financial resources. Court’s will consider the spouse’s entitlement and their need in comparison with the other spouse’s ability to pay. Courts will look into the following when considering spousal support terms. Rehabilitative support – This form of support is […]

Can I get breathalyzed on my boat?

People often hear of instances where people get stopped when they are driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI), but they may be unfamiliar about how this is translated when they are on a boat. There are state and federal laws that are in place about boating and alcohol use. Although every […]

What is the difference between DUI and DWI?

There can be some confusion about what constitutes a DUI and DWI. “DUI” stands for “Driving Under the Influence.” DUI will include charges for drunk driving or in some states can also include driving under the influence of drugs or medications. Most states will confirm that a driver is under the influence by conducting a […]

Dividing assets for older couples in divorce

When older couples choose to get divorced, there are some noticeable considerations present compared to younger couple divorces. Gray divorces – Divorces when someone is over fifty years of age has become more common as women have become more financially independent, life expectancy increases and social attitudes change. However, couples who divorce in their fifties, […]

Legal grounds for divorce/dissolution

If one or both parties in a marriage has grounds for divorce or dissolution, they are classified as legal reasons to terminate a marriage. Here are some of the legal grounds for divorce/ dissolution explained. No-fault divorce – A no-fault divorce will see both parties not blaming the other for the breakdown of the In […]

Should I sue my dentist?

Summary: Dental malpractice can result in health issues and long-term damage. If your dentist refuses to rectify the damage then consider a malpractice lawsuit. A simple dental visit can leave you with many complications if your dentist has been negligent. Most patients will revisit their dentist to receive necessary repairs, but if the dentist refuses, […]