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How to explain divorce to your kids

Divorce is never easy. It gets messy, and there is often hostility and emotional pain as you adapt to a future different than the one you had planned. The situation might be even worse if you have kids to whom you must explain your separation. It is often challenging to communicate a complex topic to them without imparting the stress of the situation, too. Doing so is an important part of divorcing peacefully, though.

Are we close to federal marijuana legalization?

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer recently introduced a proposed law called the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, which would decriminalize marijuana under federal law if passed. As it stands, even though Colorado has legalized marijuana for recreational purposes, the 1970 Controlled Substances Act continues to classify marijuana as one of the most dangerous and highly addictive substances that exists. Federal law also claims that marijuana has no medical purpose even though countless states have allowed patients to take the drug as a medication to receive life-changing benefits.

Driver facing DUI allegations after almost hitting auditorium

A driver was involved in an accident in downtown Colorado Springs, as his or her truck left the road and nearly smashed into the Colorado Springs City Auditorium. Police suspect that the driver may have possibly been engaging in road rage and been drunk behind the wheel.

Why do so many people drink and drive?

Drinking and driving is a common phenomenon despite the fact that virtually everyone knows it is illegal and dangerous. People drink alcohol and get behind the wheel even when they know the risks. Astonishingly, more than four million adults in the United States admit to driving while drunk. This results in arrests and many deadly accidents. More than 10,000 people died in 2013 from drunk driving. 

Understanding eligibility for benefits after a military divorce

If you are a member of the military or you are divorcing a member of the military who is contemplating divorce, you may have many questions. Many people involved in military divorces have similar concerns, and have questions about whether the nonmilitary spouse in the marriage can maintain access to military benefits once the marriage ends.

Is it a crime to give someone drug paraphernalia?

Imagine that two friends are celebrating a birthday. One friend lives in Colorado where recreational marijuana is legal. The other friend lives in Florida, where recreational weed is still against the law. Both friends enjoy smoking pot, but in the case of the Florida friend, he is breaking the law every time he smokes.

A domestic violence charge is not a conviction

All too often, in the days of social media, we see people get accused of crimes and face serious ramifications without being convicted of any crime. It is very important to remember that domestic violence charges are not convictions. There is a stark difference between the two things.

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