You may think that the only people in Georgia who need to worry about estate planning are the elderly, but that is not true. All adults should take the step of making out a will. The reason is that life is unpredictable and death does not discriminate by age. If you were to pass away in your 30s or 40s with no will in place, it can cause difficulty for the loved ones you leave behind.
Accidents involving two or more vehicles on the road are not very unusual, but authorities probably do not expect to receive reports of a roadway accident involving a boat. However, that is exactly what law enforcement in Cobb County, Georgia received late Saturday evening in regard to an accident on Interstate 75.
An interesting topic that doesn't come up often in adoption cases is what happens when adoption means changing the child's first language. If you plan to adopt in Georgia or any state within the United States, most children will be born speaking English. However, if you speak another language or are adopting a child who was raised with another first language, this could pose a problem.
With the increased use of cell phones has come an increase in auto accidents related to cell phone use while behind the wheel. As the main cause for distracted driving, cell phone use takes your focus off the road, making it much easier to make driving mistakes and reducing your reaction time. To combat this Georgia passes laws on when and how you may use your cell phone when driving. According to USA Today, as of 2018, you can no longer hold your cell phone when you are behind the wheel.
Georgian residents like you who have suffered through dog bite attacks will be looking at a unique recovery period. Not only could the attack have left you with physical injuries and scarring, but you might need to tend to mental and emotional wounds, too. McCamy, Phillips, Tuggle & Fordham, LLP help guide survivors like you through the complex aftermath.
Residents in Georgia often take to the roads and highways over the holidays to be with their family members and friends during special celebration events. Unfortunately, this can be a time not only of joy and togetherness but of tragedy if an accident happens when someone is on their way to or from such a trip. Losing a loved one in a senseless crash is always a challenge for those left behind but can be exceptionally difficult when it happens over a holiday.