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How To Avoid Distracted Driving

By John H. Ruby |

You have probably heard the statistics on distracted driving and swore that you would never allow it to happen to you. The problem is that even excellent drivers with the best intentions can find themselves distracted on the road for just a few seconds. Unfortunately, diverting your attention from the road for any amount… Read More »

Car Accidents

Six Things Drivers Do That Can Lead to Accidents

By John H. Ruby |

As a motorist, it’s important to understand the leading causes of accidents so you can better protect yourself on the road. Although you can’t control the actions of other drivers, it never hurts to increase your awareness and defensive driving skills. Here are six of the leading causes of serious car accidents as outlined… Read More »

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Grounds for Divorce in KY

By John H. Ruby |

To file for a divorce in Kentucky, your petition for divorce must state the grounds on which the divorce is being sought. While some states require that spouses prove things such as adultery or cruelty, the state of Kentucky is a pure no-fault divorce state. Here’s a look into what you need to know… Read More »

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Are Courts More Likely to Grant Child Custody to Mothers Than to Fathers?

By John H. Ruby |

Parents who are seeking a divorce will need to come to a decision regarding many issues related to the marriage, most importantly, perhaps, who will have custody of a shared child and what the visitation rights of the other parent will be. When parents need to make a child custody decision, they are strongly… Read More »

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Creating a Parenting Plan

By John H. Ruby |

One of the most difficult elements of a divorce settlement for parents who are separating is the creation of a parenting plan. These plans, which are not just reserved for divorcing couples, but all parents who are not living together, outline the basics of child care, custody, and decision making, and are enforceable once they are… Read More »

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What Should I Bring to My Initial Consultation about My Divorce?

By John H. Ruby |

If you are thinking about divorce or have initiated the divorce process, working with an attorney is one of the best things you can do, and is highly recommended. A divorce attorney can help to ensure that all loose ends in a divorce are tied, and that your best interests are protected as you… Read More »

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Divorce and the Holidays

By John H. Ruby |

For those who are divorced, the holidays can be a painful reminder of that separation and of one’s lack of partner, and may perhaps generate a lot of stress, tension, and emotion regarding the person with whom a shared child will spend the holidays. However, here are things that you can do to manage… Read More »

Car Accidents

Holiday Driving – Car Accidents and the Holidays

By John H. Ruby |

While the holiday season may be the jolliest time of year, it can also be the most dangerous for those on the road, with statistics showing that car accidents surge over the holiday periods. The rise in traffic accidents is contributed to intoxicated drivers, more drivers on the road in unfamiliar places, long-distance and nighttime driving,… Read More »

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What Are The Economic Impacts of A Divorce?

By John H. Ruby |

There’s no doubt that divorce impacts the financial lives of both spouses in a big way. Whereas the couple once pooled their money together to meet household and child-rearing expenses, they must now support two households on the same income. According to a recent report from the United States Census Bureau, the divorce rate… Read More »

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Distracted Driving and Motorcycle Accidents

By John H. Ruby |

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) describes distracted driving as any activity a driver engages in that takes his or her attention away from the task of driving. The statistics show that distracted driving is a widespread problem. According to the NHSTA, driving while distracted causes an average of 337,000 injuries per year… Read More »