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What Is the Real Cost of Getting a DUI?

Posted by RahaimSaints on February 4, 2016 | Criminal

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Getting enough drinks at a bar or restaurant to put you over the legal blood alcohol limit in Delaware can cost less than $50. Being caught drunk driving, however, can cost a lot more. The true costs of getting a DUI include:

  • Fines — First offense fines for drunk drivers in Delaware range from $250 to $1,150. For a second offense, they are $575 to $2,300, and for third offenses they are $1,000 to $3,000. Drivers found guilty of a fourth offense face charges of $2,000 to $6,000 as well as a felony conviction. Minors in Delaware can expect to pay $200 for a first DUI offense and $400 to $1,000 for any offense after that.
  • Legal fees — If you retain an attorney to help you fight drunk driving charges, you will likely spend thousands of dollars.

How to Stay in Your Children’s Lives After a Divorce

Posted by RahaimSaints on January 28, 2016 | Divorce


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It’s no secret that divorce is especially hard on children. Children sometimes feel isolated, confused, angry and scared when their families break up. In some cases, divorce can lead to depression, changes in sleep or eating habits and even behavioral issues.

One thing many parents worry about after divorce is staying in their children’s lives and continuing to have a great relationship with their kids. It can especially be a problem if a divorce was contentious, or one parent moves far away. If you want to maintain a strong relationship with your children, the reality is you will have to put in considerable effort.

Stay Persistent

The changes common with divorce may initially cause a rift. Children may be upset with one or both parents because of the family breakup.…

The Top 8 Reasons Why Work Accidents Happen

Posted by RahaimSaints on January 21, 2016 | Personal Injury

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Workplace accidents affect millions of workers every year across the country and in Delaware. Since every place of work is different, the reasons behind workplace incidents and accidents differ. However, some common causes of accidents hold true across all industries.

1) Human error

One of the most common causes of workplace accidents is human error. Coworkers, injured employees and employers can all make mistakes leading to significant injuries. For example, in a factory setting, a worker may flip a switch to “on” rather than “off” while someone is working on a machine, leading to catastrophic injury. In some cases, human error isn’t a matter of a simple mistake — there is an underlying issue behind it. For example, workers are more likely to make mistakes if they are fatigued, distracted or under the influence.…