DUI Checkpoints ...Could This Be You?

Written by Information Association, LLC

DUI checkpoints arerepparttar only exception torepparttar 138166 freedoms granted to U.S. citizens byrepparttar 138167 constitution. The U.S. Constitution states thatrepparttar 138168 government and police need “probable cause” to detain any citizen for questioning except inrepparttar 138169 case of DUI checkpoints. Just because you are out driving, they can detain you and question you without probable cause. Is this a lawful/fair practice?

Read this scenario and ask yourself if this could be you?

Your good friend just moved into a new home a few blocks away from where you live. It’s going to be fun living so close to such a good friend. They invite you over for a welcoming dinner get together Friday night. You attend and there are a couple of other people there that you know. You arrive around 7:30 PM and are offered a social glass of wine. You accept to be polite and holdrepparttar 138170 wine without really drinking much, maybe 2 or 3 sips socially.

Dinner is served around 8:15 PM and you sit down to a nice dinner with a group of old friends. At dinner you enjoy 1 full glass of wine and relax into some good conversation. After dinner everyone moves intorepparttar 138171 living room where you sit and discuss an upcoming event that you all are excited about. As you all talkrepparttar 138172 host brings you another glass of wine. You realize that you need to drive home so you don’t really drinkrepparttar 138173 wine but just hold it to be social. You end up taking another 2 or 3 sips maximum. You say your good-bye’s around 9:15 PM and head home.

You only live a few blocks away but as you drive you see something strange inrepparttar 138174 distance. You see a series of bright lights ahead and a bunch of cones spread out alongrepparttar 138175 road. As you continue to driverepparttar 138176 cones get closer and closer together forming a funnel that limits access torepparttar 138177 road forcing you to drive directly towardsrepparttar 138178 bright flashing lights. Your eyes were already adjusted torepparttar 138179 dark night andrepparttar 138180 upcoming bright lights are disorienting you a bit as you drive towards them. The combination ofrepparttar 138181 cones re-directingrepparttar 138182 traffic pattern along withrepparttar 138183 bright lights makes you unsure of exactly where you’re supposed to drive onrepparttar 138184 road.

As you get closer to these bright lights you see a large group of people standing along siderepparttar 138185 road, some carrying signs. You start wondering what all of these people are doing standing onrepparttar 138186 side ofrepparttar 138187 road and you try to read some ofrepparttar 138188 signs as you approach. This distracts you fromrepparttar 138189 bright lights for a second because it’s such an odd thing to see. As your attention returns torepparttar 138190 bright lights your eyes are struggling between dilating forrepparttar 138191 darkness and adjusting torepparttar 138192 brightness. Your heart rate has started to increase in response to all ofrepparttar 138193 confusing stimuli.

Deciding On Spousal Support

Written by S. A. Baker

No matter which side you are on, spousal support is something that will need to be taken care of during a divorce. Something must be decided about spousal support, yet, where are you to begin? What are you going to do to resolve this issue of spousal support? Are you afraid to ask for what you already know you deserve, support? Or, are you onrepparttar other side, wondering what is going to be required of you as far as spousal support goes?

What is spousal support? Who is entitled to spousal support? Spousal support is support given inrepparttar 137892 form of money or possessions that helps to support a spouse after a divorce. Spousal support is often necessary when families who were living on one income split. The income earner would need to still support his or her spouse after they had split. While it may seem harsh to require spouses to have to supportrepparttar 137893 other after they are separated, in many cases this is necessary.

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