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There are minimum punishments for certain crimes, even for an extenuating circumstance. These are called mandatory minimum sentencing laws and they typically cover drug offenses. Experts at Mastandrea Law explain the implications of these laws and the way they affect your sentence: How Sentencing Works As...

After an accident, hiring a skilled attorney can make the difference in the outcome of your case. Unfortunately, many people don’t take their time and...

Individuals who are harmed by another person’s actions are always entitled to proper care and attention. If you find yourself in a situation like this,...

Going through a child custody case can be very stressful. In spite of the anxieties and legal complexities involved, it is important you always keep your...

Bipolar disorder, like other mental health problems, is manageable with treatment such as medications and therapy. If you’re worried that having it would affect your child custody case during a divorce, don’t be. You still have a fighting chance. How Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Child Custody? The court’s main concern is your child’s best interests when determining...

A man in handcuffs sits in the middle of a bleak, interrogation room. A detective comes bursting through the door, hurls a close-up of the dead victim in front of the man and starts shouting profanities at him. He grabs the man by his collar and threatens him that he will rot in jail, never to see his family again, if he doesn’t start talking. The man retorts with a...

In Texas, crimes of forgery could either be misdemeanors or felonies based on the specific items involve in the crime and the age of the victim. If you...

Accidents can strike anytime, anywhere, and in many cases, result in injuries. The sad but unfortunate truth though is that many of them actually took...

Domestic violence by family members can inflict emotional and mental trauma upon victims. All of the trauma the victims experienced can come pouring back...

What people keep saying that "half of the marriages in the U.S. end in a divorce" hasn’t been true for a long time. In the 70s and...