Holiday road trips and auto accidents

Holiday road trips and auto accidents

Many people travel to visit their loved ones during the holidays, whether they fly across the country or drive to another state. This can be a stressful time of year for many reasons and it can be especially difficult when a motor vehicle collision occurs. Moreover, motor vehicle crashes are particularly likely to happen during the holidays for a variety of reasons. As a result, you should be careful when you go on a holiday road trip to visit family…

Parking lot accidents increase exponentially in December

December is one of the worst driving months of the year. It has very little sunlight, frosty weather that make the roads slippery and holidays that send many travelers and drunk drivers to the streets together. However, it is not just the highways and county roads that increase in danger this month. Studies by the National Safety Council show that there are roughly around 60,000 injuries and 500 deaths in parking lots and garages every year. A significant portion of…

Snowmobiles and traffic accidents

Many different vehicles are involved in traffic accidents, from large trucks to motorcycles and passenger vehicles. Some, however, are less common but still pose a threat to those riding in the vehicle and others on the road. For example, a scooter may be involved in a crash or a snowmobile, especially in colder parts of the country that see heavy snowfall during the winter months. With winter weather appearing around the U.S., it is important for people in colder locales…

How does legal separation compare to divorce?

You and your spouse may have decided that your relationship has come to an end and that it’s time to move on. You may also be wondering exactly how you should tackle your impending split. Should you get a divorce mediator? Is divorce even the right option? It’s not the only option, at least. FindLaw takes a look at the difference between divorce and legal separation, a lesser known but equally valid option for people like you who have come…

Dividing debt during your divorce

Colorado follows the “Equitable Distribution” theory to divide disputed marital property during a divorce. However, debt can be difficult to define and divide fairly during a divorce. It might be easier to pick and choose who gets the coffee table, the television, even the car during a divorce than who gets the debt. No one wants to pay more than they must in this expensive and emotionally exhausting process. You may need an attorney to fight for what’s fair in…