Author: Rapier & Bowling

While the wedding bells might still be ringing in your ears, it’s never too early for you and your spouse to begin planning your lives together. Wills, trusts and powers of attorney might seem like things you need not worry about for years to come,...

No one wants a driving while impaired(DWI) charge on their record. The legal ramifications are hard hitting and last longer than most people realize. A DWI can increase the difficulty of getting a job, show up at every traffic violation, and even impede travel from...

Rising Awareness of Dashboard Cameras Most video evidence involving road-related incidents comes from dash cams. Dash cams can sit on a car dashboard, affix to the windshield, or clip to the rear view mirror with the camera facing forward. Most of us have seen dash cam...

Few people love to start a conversation about estate planning with their loved ones. Whether you are the one considering planning your estate, or you are one of the family members who wants to discuss this awkward topic with a parent, it can make you...

Happy new year! It’s 2019, and a new year means new laws, many voted on last November, now take effect. Do you know what has changed? It’s time to find out. Sexual Discrimination Big among the new laws are sexual discrimination laws, boosted by the #MeToo movement...

If you and your spouse or significant other decide to split up, the best outcome for you and your children is to co-parent amicably. This means a clear understanding of -- and respect for -- your co-parenting agreement. Nonetheless, our lives are dynamic, and things...

Our world is full of cameras. Our laws allow video recording of public spaces. That means that any time you are in public, you might be on camera. You are certainly part of recordings in convenience stores and banks. Whether such footage will ever see...

Now that the holiday season is upon us, let's talk about something that people either love or hate. No, we’re not talking about eggnog. People tend to have strong feelings about holiday decorations. When you live in an HOA or COA community, those feelings might...

Facing choices that consider the end of life is difficult. Planning your estate when you don’t have children may present even more significant complications. With no children, you may skip estate planning. But it's still critically important. Knowing how to proceed, what documents to prepare,...

The past few years have seen a rise in schools taking action to deter bullying among students. Did you know there’s also a movement to curb bullying in the workplace? According to HR Professionals Magazine, “Based on a study conducted by SHRM, about half (51%)...