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47-year-old father dies after pedestrian collision

Hit-and-run accidents are horrifying. The driver leaves the scene despite knowingly leaving someone there with injuries. Family members or witnesses are left to try to decide how to best handle the tragic incident that just took place. In some cases, the delay in getting care or calling for help can mean the difference between life and death.

Which losses can I recover after my car accident?

Are you dealing with extra expenses and financial losses that you cannot manage on your own after a car accident in Nebraska? Even a minor collision can have an expensive impact on your life, leaving you with medical bills and other losses. The financial effect of your accident can be significant, but it is not a burden you have to carry alone. Depending on the details of your individual situation, it may be possible recover some of your losses.

Waiving your rights: Keeping your driving privileges

If you receive a DUI and may have your license revoked, you have a right to challenge that decision by attending a hearing. Remember that if you lose the hearing, you won't be able to get an ignition interlock permit (IIP) and could have your right to the IIP delayed by up to six months until your case is heard in court.

Why do judges accept plea bargains?

When you're facing a criminal charge, one thing you should understand is what happens if you take a plea deal. Plea bargaining is a major part of the United States criminal justice system. It's there to help reduce the time and cost of a trial, to avoid publicity, to eliminate uncertainty about the case's outcome and to reduce the overall caseload of the court system.

Don't overlook the pros and cons of a prenuptial agreement

One thing that many people talk about before a marriage is whether a prenuptial agreement is a good idea, or the right idea, for their marriage. For some, asking for a prenuptial agreement may signify that they don't trust their partners, but that shouldn't be the case. In fact, a prenuptial agreement can protect both parties and should be used to do so.

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