If you have been arrested and charged with statutory rape -- the crime of having sexual intercourse with someone who is not legally able to consent to sex -- you may be wondering whether there are any defenses available to you. Pleading guilty or being convicted of this crime can have long-term consequences, including placement on your state's sex offender registry or being automatically barred from some types of employment. However, you may be able to fight back.
If you work as a W2 employee, you probably don't give much thought to type of workers compensation coverage your employer purchases. However, a recent set of Oklahoma workers compensation cases have illustrated the potential dangers of having a workers compensation program administered outside the state coverage guidelines. How can you determine whether your employer complies with state laws governing workers compensation -- and what should you do if you determine that your employer's coverage could be inadequate?
can be especially difficult for people going through a divorce. These tips will help you beat the winter blues, so you can keep up your morale during the long, emotionally difficult months of winter.
People tend to exercise less when the weather outside is bad, but this can be a mistake. Exercise can help to improve your mood, supports good sleeping patterns and also helps to clear your head. If you're unable to exercise at home, get a gym membership for the colder months.
Do you share children, debts and assets with a spouse that you intend on divorcing? It is in your best interest to hire a lawyer, like those at Strother Law Office, to help you get through the divorce in the smoothest manner possible, especially if your spouse contests the divorce. A family lawyer may be able to help your spouse agree to some of the things disputed without having to leave it up to a judge, which could end up being a long process.