April 2019 Archives

Family law and taxes

When Nebraska couples are filing for divorce, they are often so focused on child custody and the division of assets that taxes fall by the wayside. In spite of this, taxes remain one of the most important and least understood aspects of the divorce process. Because of this, couples should plan ahead for various aspects of their finances that will be affected by the divorce.

Refusing a breath test in Nebraska

If an officer stops a person for suspicion of driving while intoxicated or impaired by alcohol or drugs in Nebraska, he or she may think to him or herself, the officer cannot make the arrest if he or she does not have hard evidence. Typically, hard evidence comes in the form of a breath test reading. To try and avoid arrest, the person may refuse to take the breath test, but is doing so really such a good idea? Nebraska Legislature says no.

Is drowsy driving really as dangerous as drunk driving?

Most people are aware that driving drunk involves a high risk of getting into a crash. However, fewer people are aware that driving when sleepy can also cause dangerous collisions. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 60% of adults in the Unites States have driven when drowsy and about one-third of adults have fallen asleep at the wheel.

How can you make joint custody work?

Nebraskan residents like you and your ex-spouse have your own unique family dynamic. Because of this, advice that applies to one family might not really work for you, and vice-versa. However, there are some hurdles you are bound to come across regardless of your situation or dynamic. Today, we'll examine a hurdle related to joint custody.

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