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November 2017 Archives

West Virginia: How to Protect Your Student From Drug Charges

Question: My son is a freshman at Marshall. He’s always been a good kid, but lately his grades are slipping and he seems to be hanging out with a crowd that is using drugs—one of his friends was just arrested for possession of marijuana. What should I advise my son to do if the cops come calling?

Most drivers don't follow their own advice

Thumbnail image for Texting-and-driving-wreck-hitting-pedestrian.jpegMost studies like to point toward how perception doesn't match the facts. Distracted driving is a rare issue where everyone knows it's a problem but it continues to grow anyway. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there were 3,477 distracted driving deaths in the US in 2015 (the most recent year with statistics available) and close to 400,000 more people injured in related crashes.

Disability In West Virginia: A Snapshot

Denied-Social-Security-disability-application-639035822_760x463.jpegNearly one out of every five West Virginian has some form of disability, according to the Pew Foundation. That's the highest rate in the country. Perhaps worse, disabilities affect West Virginians of working age-nearly one in 10 working-age Mountaineers receive disability insurance from the Social Security Administration, as this business news site reports. That, too, is the highest rate in the country.

Divorce Texas: Alcohol Dependency Treatment In McKinney, Texas

Woman-tasting-wine-Small.jpegDivorce in Texas is always awful. When a spouse is struggling with alcohol addiction, things are worse.  Alcohol abuse can be used as a factor in determining spousal support and the division of marital property. Parents who abuse alcohol can be ordered to limit their interaction with children to supervised visits: They may even lose the ability to see children. Courts can order divorcing parents to have drug tests and alcoholism assessment and education programs.

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