Happy 4th of July!
The 4th of July, 1776 is a day that represents our "Declaration of Independence" from Great Britain. It's our birthday as a nation. But many don't know that the American revolution actually began in April of 1775. The first draft of the Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson in June of 1776. The Continental Congress decided to declare our independence on July 2, 1776 and finished debating and writing it on the 4th of July, 1776. It wasn't actually officia
Government agencies may no longer lower a driver's credit score over unpaid traffic ticket fines
The three major credit reporting agencies, Experian, Equifax and TransUnion agreed to the new policy in a legal settlement with thirty-one state attorneys general last year. The credit bureaus will eliminate reporting debts that did not arise from a contract or agreement by the consumer to pay as of June 15, 2016, such as tickets or fines, including but not limited to: towing charges, vehicle storage fees, parking and traffic tickets/fines, toll road fines/fees. "If you did n
3 Steps to Take If You’ve Been Charged With Domestic Violence
Domestic violence in Florida is a serious criminal offense with consequences to match. But it is also unique in terms of how quickly law enforcement and the justice system can move against you. Based on allegations alone, you could be put behind bars and stripped of important rights, including the right to see your children. If you are ultimately convicted of domestic violence, your life could be changed forever. That is why it is so important to keep your head and your cool