The bills passed by the United States House of Representatives and Senate are reported to provide the biggest tax cuts in history. The bills, as passed, have significant differences that need to be resolved or “reconciled”. Now the House and Senate will be working to reconcile the bill...
My sister wants to contest dad’s will. Dad remarried after mom died and left everything to his new wife. Can my sister contest his will so our stepmom doesn’t get everything?
Wills provide instruction as to how you want your assets to be dispersed at your death. They can also des...
We are sending our son to college this fall and would like to give him some advice on sexual assault at college. We are from a small farm town and I drive for a living which means his mom is home alone a lot but we do want our son to go to college. We were unable to go to college ourselves but we ...
The man I want to marry has asked me to sign a prenuptial agreement before we get married. He owns a truck company with 40 trucks and is making good money. He has two children by his first wife. Do you think I should sign it?
Jennifer W., AL
You have not told me anything about the prenupti...
You know the state and federal government has to have a warrant to tap your phone. You know the government needs a warrant to search your property. What about you recording or taping a police officer during a stop or arrest? Do you need a warrant, no; but you may need their consent if it is a con...
My mother has become addicted to her pain medication. Her addiction has ruined our family as she will do anything to get more pain medication. Who can we sue for causing my mother to become addicted?
Prescription medication addiction is really in the news now. Cities, counties and even state...
If you are arrested, what are the kinds of charges that you may be charged with? There are three types of charges available to law enforcement that can lead to your arrest: Civil infractions, Misdemeanors and Felonies.
Civil infractions are non-criminal charges filed by a city, county, stat...
A group of us were sitting around the table at a truck stop discussing whether or not we have to speak with cops or if we can remain silent. There was much talk about our right to remain silent and get a lawyer. Can you give us some information of our right to remain silent?
My son was injured in a car crash. His buddy was driving after they had been partying at a local bar. My son had too much to drink so he had his buddy drive them home. They never made it, but did have a crash.
My wife and I now have to care for our son because he received brain damage in the...
My son-in-law was charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. What happened is he had a New Year’s party and some of his friends are under 18 years old, he just turned 21 in college. He is in a fraternity and had his party in his apartment which was busted by the cops ...