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Good night, sleep tight, unless you're driving at the time

If you've ever been driving along a Nebraska highway only to have a tractor-trailer barrel up behind you or cut you off at an exit, you understand how utterly frightening such situations can be. If you've been a licensed driver for any length of time, you've likely made a mistake or two behind the wheel, perhaps just making it through a yellow light or taking a bend too wide, etc.

What to do with investment properties during divorce

Over the past years, you and your spouse have successfully intertwined your lives by having children, blending finances and purchasing property. While combining these elements may make for a good marriage, they do not make for a very good divorce. In fact, you may already realize how complicated it can be to divide assets when you and your spouse own so many things jointly.

Tips to avoid financial regret in a divorce

Considering the percentage of people who divorce here in the United States, you more than likely know of at least one person who has been through it. Once you decide to end your marriage, you will probably know more people who have divorced, since they tend to come out of the woodwork offering advice and consolation.

You can party hardy without landing in jail

Are you winding down your summer vacation by partying with friends as often as possible? Many Nebraska residents welcome in the month of September in similar fashion. Whether you put some hot dogs on the grill for pre-season NFL games or drive to the nearest lake for an end-of-summer picnic under the sun, it's always nice to gather with loved ones and friends to enjoy some rest and relaxation. You may notice that party foods always taste especially good when consumed alongside festive beverages.

A fake ID is not a rite of passage

In a matter of weeks, your child will be heading off to college. Whether that means a short drive to the University of Nebraska or a trip to another state, the thought of your child leaving home may be filling you with a mixture of nostalgia and glee. You likely have your concerns as well.

Did you know you can challenge breath test results in a DUI?

Over the past few decades, most Nebraska residents have learned to trust technology. How many times have you heard the phrase, "computers don't lie?" So when you ended up being pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence, you may not have questioned the results of the breath test that said you were at or above the legal limit.

Be aware of mandatory assessment if you imbibe then drive

When you came to Nebraska to go to college, it probably didn't take long for you to notice that the Cornhusker state provides myriad opportunities for fun activities and adventurous campus life. From going to football games, concerts in the park (Bon Jovi anyone?) and touring the tallest building in Lincoln (the state capitol) to visiting local restaurants, historic markets and train stations with your friends, there's plenty to do when you're taking a break from your studies.

Settlement options could help you avoid trial

The injuries caused by a serious truck accident can leave you impacted for life. Even if the injuries themselves do not have permanent physical repercussions, it could still take you a considerable amount of time to recover, and you can face mental and financial burdens that could last even longer. As a result, you may wish to consider seeking compensation from the truck driver, trucking company and any other parties who could potentially bear liability for the accident and your subsequent injuries.