If you've been charged with DUI, you likely know that a conviction on this charge could carry with it a fine, probation and even jail time. You may even have considered that, if convicted, your auto insurance rates are likely to increase considerably. However, these consequences aren't the only things that can happen as a result of a DUI conviction.
Hidden consequences of a DUI
1. You could lose your company car.
Since you never know when you will have an on-the-job accident, you need to be prepared. What you do before you have an accident and how you respond afterward affects how likely it is that you'll have a claim approved. Here are some tips to give you the best chance of submitting an uncontested compensation claim.
1. Show that you take injuries seriously by reporting every accident.
Make sure you report all accidents to your supervisor, no matter how minor and even if there were no injuries.
After marriage, adopting your stepchild might seem a natural action if the birth father is not involved. Unfortunately, there are some circumstances that could complicate the process, such as the absence of the birth father's name on the birth certificate. If you are planning to adopt your stepchild whose father's name is not listed, here is what you need to know.
Can You Just Add Your Name to the Certificate?
If you came into the United States illegally, meaning your presence here is undocumented, you still have certain rights. Those rights are yours whether you know about them or not. If your status is undocumented, it's important that you familiarize yourself with the rights that you have. Knowing your rights can protect you from being treated unfairly. Here are four rights that you may not know you have.
Limited Constitutional Rights
If you have been hurt and are unable to work, you might be considering hiring an attorney to help file for disability benefits. Many people choose to file these claims on their own. However, in many cases it would be better to hire an attorney to help with the process. This is because a lawyer can help simplify the process and help you in many ways. Here are some things you need to know about filing a disability claim with an attorney.