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What to do When Pulled Over by Police

What to do When Pulled Over by Police New

There are More Drivers Today than Ever Before As of 2020, there were more than 228 million drivers on the roads of the US. At the same time, a reported 32 million drivers are pulled over annually on the streets.

How to Check a Car's History

How to Check a Car's History New

Finding your car's history is essential to buying or selling a vehicle for several reasons. Certain aspects of your vehicle history can determine your car's actual value, how much insurance you will pay each month, and whether or not a seller is attempting to scam you.

The Different Types of Prisoners in the US

The Different Types of Prisoners in the US

From state-run penitentiaries to hidden detainment camps, numerous facilities hold various types of prisoners worldwide. While all prisoners are being held against their will, each type comes with its own level of security, length of incarceration, and cause for detainment.

What is a Ban the Box Law?

What is a Ban the Box Law?

"Have you ever been convicted of a crime? Check yes or no." Thirty-seven states across the US comply with Ban the Box (BTB) law policies.

Personal Assets vs Business Assets

Personal Assets vs Business Assets

It's essential to keep business from becoming too personal when protecting your assets. Being "relaxed" with handling assets can lead to audits, investigations, missed opportunities for tax deductions, and other headaches.

What Happens in a Juvenile Detention Center?

What Happens in a Juvenile Detention Center?

With over 250,000 young offenders tried, sentenced, or incarcerated every year in the United States, juvenile detention centers serve as a way station detainees are held within before being moved to a more permanent facility.

Bankruptcy Effect on Credit Reports

Bankruptcy Effect on Credit Reports

No one wants to file for bankruptcy, but if large amounts of debt are threatening your future, it may be your only choice. Unfortunately, bankruptcy can have a massive negative effect on your credit.

What are Traffic Violations?

What are Traffic Violations?

Whenever a driver violates any law related to vehicle operation, they've committed a traffic violation. There are a number of different types and classifications for traffic violations, each with their own penalties.

When Can a Misdemeanor Be Expunged?

When Can a Misdemeanor Be Expunged?

Having a misdemeanor on your record can hinder your search for gainful employment, but it doesn't have to. Misdemeanors can be expunged, as long as a set number of years has passed since your sentencing, deferred adjudication, probation, or parole.

What States Still Have the Three Strikes Law

What States Still Have the Three Strikes Law

The Three Strikes Law is a name for a widely adopted zero-tolerance law applied against repeat offenders. At least 24 states enacted some version of this law in hopes of reducing violent crime that spiked in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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