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2 face charges following Nebraska robbery

When a person is suspected of a crime, he or she often faces a difficult road ahead. Often, the individual must make decisions he or she does not feel prepared to make. Yet, those decisions could have a significant impact on the rest of the individual's life. Unfortunately, two people may now be in this position after they were accused of being involved in a robbery in Nebraska.

Police say that a 20-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman were driving around a Nebraska neighborhood when the man went into a home, taking two pairs of shoes and a hat. Reports say that the pair then went to another house where the man knocked on the door. The woman who answered claimed she was knocked down and her purse was taken.

Can I changed my divorce settlement?

Deciding to an end a marriage may not be an easy decision, but it is usually the right move for unhappy couples to make. Reaching a settlement at the end of the divorce can feel like closing the door on a less-than-ideal period of life, but for some in Nebraska, it is not necessarily the end. For those who fail to account for the future, modifications to their settlements are often necessary.

For most people, divorce settlements tend to focus solely on the status quo. By assuming that each person's current income level, expenses and other financial matters are immutable, divorcing couples create rigid agreements that cannot bend with the future. For instance, what happens if one person suddenly loses a job? Or if someone's housing situation changes?

More women paying spousal, child support following divorce

Women in Nebraska and across the country have been fighting for equal treatment over the course of the last several decades. Now, some attorneys claim that they are seeing some equalization in how the family court treats men and women as part of a divorce. In fact, some attorneys say they are seeing an increase in the number of women who are paying child and spousal support.

The claims of an increase are supported by a survey conducted by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Of the over 1,600 attorneys who participated, approximately 54 percent say that, over the last three years, they saw an increase in the number of mothers who pay child support. Approximately 45 percent reported an increase in the number of women paying spousal support.

Man accused of drunk driving in Nebraska

When confronted with figures of authority, some people in Nebraska have been known to panic. While the rational thing may seem to be to answer any questions police officers may ask, for example, others may react differently. Unfortunately, police may interpret an alternative response negatively, leaving the person facing several criminal charges. In fact, a man was recently arrested and now faces multiple charges, including drunk driving, following an interaction with police officers.

Police claim that they were contacted about a driver who some described as reckless at approximately 7:30 p.m. on a day in May. Those contacting police say that he failed to stop at red lights, nearly causing an accident. Police say that, when they were able to speak with the driver of the alleged vehicle, a 29-year-old man, they noticed that he had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.

10 reasons many experts prefer co-parenting

Most courts and divorce experts prefer co-parenting in standard divorce cases. This does create some work for the parents, who need to communicate and work together to raise the children, but it is generally thought to be in the kids' best interests.

It hasn't always been this way. Perhaps you and your spouse plan to split up, and you figured your spouse would get the children and you would pay child support. While that certainly could happen, you should know that more and more decisions tend to focus on creating parenting agreements and giving each person shared custody.

Nebraska college student faces drug charges

College is often an adventurous time for many people in Nebraska and across the country. Often, young students are allowed independence while they meet new people with diverse backgrounds and learn about new subjects. Unfortunately, one college student is now likely considering his options now that he faces drug charges.

The 19-year-old male is a college student at a Nebraska community college. According to reports, Nebraska State Police conducted a "K-9 sniff" at a campus parking lot, reportedly after receiving a request from the community college. Police claim that the dog detected a controlled substance from a vehicle. A search of the vehicle reportedly resulted in the discovery of drug paraphernalia and two grams of marijuana.

Criminal defense: Nebraska man faces multiple charges

The legal system is often complicated and may seem especially so for those facing criminal charges who have little to no legal training. Unfortunately, a man in Nebraska may now have concerns after he was arrested and charged with several crimes. He may opt to ask an experienced criminal defense attorney for help making the decisions he now faces.

The man's arrest stems from an incident that reportedly occurred in May. Reports claim that the man was intoxicated when he approached a woman standing outside of a housing complex. Police reports claim that the man was nude at the time.

Nebraska drunk driving may be affected by certification issue

Those facing criminal charges are often unsure of where to turn. In some cases, they may believe that the charges against them are inaccurate. A recent discovery in Nebraska may lend some credence to this belief for certain people accused of drunk driving.

A report recently revealed a certification issue with certain breath tests that were conducted by law enforcement officials in Nebraska. According to reports, an attorney discovered that the tests that are required to determine the accuracy of the readings given by breath test machines were not completed. This discovery puts approximately 200 cases involving drunk driving allegations into question.

Criminal defense: 4 face criminal charges following home invasion

Accusations of a crime can have serious long-term consequences. The decisions that a person makes after being charged with a crime will most likely impact the rest of his or her life. In fact, four people in Nebraska are likely considering their criminal defense after they were recently arrested on charges of robbery.

The incident that led to their arrest happened on a day in late April. According to police, they received a call about an invasion robbery just prior to midnight. The four 19-year-olds who were in the home at the time of the alleged invasion claim that one of them had been involved in a disagreement with one of the defendants via a phone call earlier in the day.

If you fail a Breathalyzer test, can you challenge it?

If you recently submitted to a Breathalyzer test and failed it, then you almost certainly received a DUI charge. This is a very serious legal issue that may affect your driving privileges and many other areas of your life that depend on your ability to drive legally. You also will likely face significant fines if convicted, so it is vital that you fight the charges with all the resources that you have.

Many people assume that a DUI charge is not a big deal because so many people get them, but it truly is a big deal. No matter what the circumstances of your DUI, it is important to prepare a stalwart legal defense to ensure that you do not suffer needlessly for a foolish mistake. Your prosecutor is already assembling the case against you, so it is wise to put together your defense as quickly and effectively as you can.

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