Three Strikes Laws And You: Your Third Charge Type Matters

The proliferation of three-strikes laws, in which three felony convictions can land you in prison for a long time, means that getting that third charge can be a frightening time for you and your family. The idea behind three strikes is that, if you're still committing felonies even after you've been in prison twice on long sentences, then you're likely not going to stop committing crimes and need to be locked up. Read More 

3 Steps To Help You File For Long-Term Disability Benefits

If you get hurt on the job, you want to know that you'll be taken care of for as long as you're unable to work. After all, even when you're injured, you still have bills to pay; you may even have additional medical bills depending on the type of injury you sustained. If you're unlikely to be able to return to work for a long period of time, you may be eligible for long-term disability benefits. Read More 

Understanding Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Many people know that the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides financial benefits to those who are disabled and that are retired. The problem is that there are several different programs that fall under the SSA umbrella. It's important to be informed about the various programs so that you'll know which is right for you and your needs. Social Security Income (SSI) is a program aimed at those who cannot work due to a medical or mental condition. Read More 

The Basics Of Safe Road Sharing With Commercial Trucks

When it comes to sharing the road, truck drivers are one of the biggest factors you need to consider. Commercial truckers are a large percent of the traffic that you will encounter on the road. Because of the nature of their hours and the demanding delivery schedules, it's important that you are attentive and careful when you are on the road around them. However, if you are ever involved in an accident with a tractor trailer, it is important to understand how different road behaviors may affect your trucking accident case. Read More 

Burglary 101: Questions And Answers You Should Know When Charged

Facing any criminal charge is a scary situation. However, there are some criminal charges that can follow you around and leave a derogatory mark on your record for a really long time, and burglary is one of those charges. If you have been arrested for burglary, there are bound to be things you want to know.  What's the difference between burglary and breaking and entering? Burglary is different than breaking and entering because, in order to be charged with burglary, you must actually illegally enter a place with the intention of committing a crime. Read More