A tragic two-car accident is being investigated by the Michigan State Police after it left one person dead in Bruce Township.
Thousands of people are killed or permanently disabled every year as the result of accidents involving drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol. That being said, in Michigan, it is illegal to drive if you are under the influence of illegal or prescription drugs.
Separation and divorce are hard on everyone, and when you add children, time, and distance to the equation, things can get even tougher. Maintaining a strong relationship with your noncustodial child can prove particularly challenging if the situation between you and your ex-spouse or partner is not great. However, there are some steps you can take to minimize the emotional strain on everyone involved and continue to act in the best interest of your child. When you and your noncustodial child or children spend time together, try:
You did what you thought was smart, and you got a prenuptial agreement before getting married. You trust it to protect you if things fall apart and you get divorced. However, are you trusting an invalid prenup? Is it really going to stand up in court?
Every year during Super Bowl weekend, efforts to curb drunk driving are ramped up. People are often celebrating, watching the game in bars or going to Super Bowl parties, all of which can provide the opportunity to have a few drinks. And because most people need to work the next morning, they may feel more inclined to drive home instead of calling a cab.
Divorce is still often thought of as something negative: a failed marriage. However, it's important to remember that divorce can be very positive, especially in situations where you were trapped in a bad or even dangerous marriage -- if your spouse was not faithful to you, for example, or if abuse was involved.