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Keep Safe From Black Ice This Winter

Posted by on January 30, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keep Safe From Black Ice This Winter

Black ice is a major threat throughout the winter in certain parts of the country. Black ice is hard to spot and can quickly cause loss of control of your car, which makes it one of the most dangerous problems that drivers face when temperatures go down. As a driver, its important to take action to keep yourself as safe as possible. The following tips can help protect you from black ice and personal catastrophe this winter. Watch for Black Ice Conditions Black ice typically forms after winter storms when snow and ice still coat the ground. Black ice is most likely to occur when the temperature drops below freezing at night and then rises during the day. As snow melts in daylight, it forms puddles on the roads. This water then refreezes at night to form a smooth, glassy surface. Be aware when these conditions occur and take special care in the mornings before the temperatures have warmed up enough that ice can melt. Avoid Back Roads Major roadways are typically the first roads to be salted or de-iced. Lesser traveled roads tend to be very dangerous because they’re often the last to be cleared.  When conditions are right for black ice formation, drive on routes that take you through major highways and roadways in your areas. This will help you avoid slippery roads coated in ice. Watch for Ice On the Road Black ice can be difficult to identify because it looks like dark wet puddles on the ground. If you’re not sure whether or not the puddles on the roads are actually made of black ice, watch the tires of the cars in front of you. Splashing water around the tires indicates that the roads are wet. A lack of splashing water indicates that the roads are icy and potentially very slippery. Slow Down If you find yourself driving over black ice in the middle of winter, slow down by taking your foot off the accelerator, but avoid using the brakes. Get off the road as soon as possible. The ice will melt as the temperatures warm, and waiting for safe driving conditions can help you avoid an accident. Talk to a Lawyer if an Accident Occurs If you are involved in a car accident with another vehicle as the result of black ice this winter, contact a lawyer from a firm like Blomberg Benson & Garrett. Your lawyer can help you determine whether or not you have a case and may help you get compensation for your accident. Seeking help can ensure that you have the resources you need to recover from an...

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Have Evidence Of Your Spouse Cheating? What To Do Before You Tell Them You Want A Divorce

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Have Evidence Of Your Spouse Cheating? What To Do Before You Tell Them You Want A Divorce

If you know that your spouse is cheating on you and you want to get a divorce, you want to meet with a lawyer before you take action. You may want to get evidence before you spring the divorce paperwork on your spouse, and you may need to know what you are at a risk of losing. Here are a few things that you should already have with you when you go to meet with your attorney to talk about the divorce, and you need to make sure the attorney isn’t someone who your spouse is close with or also uses. Adultery Evidence You need to have solid evidence that your spouse was cheating on you. This could be any of the following: Videos of the couple together Electronic message trails of conversations Phone records Text messages Eye witnesses You need to bring your evidence with you to see if the attorney thinks what you have will hold up in court, and be enough to prove that your spouse was unfaithful. Gather Financial Information Gather all financial information that you have, so you can see how the divorce arrangement may go. You could end paying for spousal support and more if you made more money, and if you can’t prove the adultery. Take these things with you: Tax documents from the past few years Banking statements Proof of income Debt and loan information Your lawyer may be able to prearrange an agreement or settlement for your spouse to sign to mediate the divorce quickly. You also want to start looking into accounts to make sure your spouse doesn’t try to hide money. Mediation Expectations Are you hoping to mediate the divorce quickly so you don’t have to live with your spouse any longer and so you don’t have to go through a long divorce process? If so, you’ll want to make a list of all the things you want in the divorce and what is most important to you so your lawyer can see what you can realistically expect to get. Going through a divorce isn’t easy, but if you can prove that your spouse committed adultery, you may be able to get more of what you want when you split. Find a divorce attorney to start working on your case with the evidence that you have so you can surprise your spouse with the evidence and the divorce agreement already ready. Contact an attorney like Lazaro Blanco to get...

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