Property division, tax consequences and spousal support are often contentious issues in any divorce. However, these issues become even more complicated when divorcing couples have highly valuable assets. Due to the unique and high-stakes nature of divorcing with complex assets, high-net-worth individuals should carefully consider and evaluate these factors.
When a car hits a pedestrian, there are often serious consequences. On March 22, a car hit and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 5. You must be prepared if you get injured by a car as a pedestrian. There are certain steps you should take to protect yourself medically, legally and financially. If you fail to take certain actions, you may reduce your chances of getting adequate compensation. Follow these guidelines when you get hit by a car.
For decades', linguists and professional comma users everywhere have been stuck in a fearsome debate. The serial comma - more commonly known as the Oxford comma - is an obligation to some; yet, it remains irrelevant to others. The main, but not sole, use of an Oxford comma is while listing three or more items in a sentence. It forces a comma between the conjunction (i.e. the words and, or, and but) and the final listed item. For a good (yet confusing) example look no further than the parenthesized clause above. The Oxford comma is the second comma between the word 'or' and 'and'.
TV legal dramas like Law & Order tend to show off the theatrical side of being an attorney. Most of the time, however, the practice of law is merely composed of reading and writing. Every once in a while, an attorney will have the opportunity to present his case to a judge and a jury. And, generally speaking, even these hearings are typically mundane affairs. Nothing was ordinary for Florida attorney Stephen Gutierrez this last week as he was presenting his closing arguments to a jury in a case involving arson.