Why You And Your Teen Should Fight School Drug Sting Entrapment

If your teenaged child is facing drug charges due to a school sting, you might consider fighting these charges, especially if the police engaged in behavior that amounts to entrapment. Most people are unaware of the deeper issues involved with these 21 Jump Street style operations. What Constitutes Entrapment When an undercover police officer threatens, coerces, or otherwise uses repugnant behavior to get a person to commit a crime, this constitutes entrapment. However, police can request a citizen to do something, and may lie to them, to get them to engage in unlawful behavior that subjects them to a criminal charge. Read More 

Disappearing Debt? What Declaring Bankruptcy Means For What You Owe

Unfortunately, it's not hard to come to the realization that you have more outstanding debt and bills than money coming into your account. Seeing your funds drain on a monthly basis can be frustrating and even scary, and coming to the decision that you need to declare bankruptcy is not an easy one for anyone to make. While it can seem easy to get into debt, often creeping up on you before you fully realize it, it can be very hard to get out of debt or even to know what to do when considering bankruptcy. Read More 

Could Driving While Taking Prescription Medications Land You In Jail?

Your doctor may have you taking prescription medication that could impair your abilities to drive safely. Did you know that those prescription medications could land you in the back of a police car facing DUI charges? Here, you will learn a little about what police look for during a traffic stop that can cause them to arrest you and charge you with driving under the influence of drugs: Driving Ability Read More 

Is Extended Unemployment Still An Option?

During the economic crisis of the late 2000s, the federal government began extending unemployment benefits to last for up to 99 weeks -- nearly two full years. This extension of federal unemployment benefits provided a life preserver to many families who were facing foreclosure, eviction, or the repossession of a vehicle due to job loss. However, these benefits began to phase out as the economy improved, and today's unemployed individuals will generally find themselves receiving compensation for a much briefer period of time. Read More 

Does Having A Heart Condition Qualify Me For Social Security Disability?

Are you an adult who was born with a congenital heart defect (CHD) and can no longer work? If so, you might qualify for social security disability. Who Are Adults with Congenital Heart Defects? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more adults than ever currently living with heart defects with which they were born. Most of this is due to the advances in care and treatment of these congenital defects. Read More