When you and your spouse are breaking up, you have a lot of financial concerns. You may feel nervous about how the property division process will play out. Chances are you are thinking about some of the most obvious assets, such as the family home, vehicles, bank accounts and retirement plans.
In order to curb what is perceived to be an issue with young offenders, historically some municipalities have passed ordinances prohibiting young people from being outside past a certain point. In Austin, such curfews were in practice for 27 years until they were ended last August. Texas advocates and lawmakers are now looking at juvenile defense data in the area to find out if this change had an impact on crime rates.
Divorce has decreased in recent years around the country. However, there is one demographic where the divorce rate has actually increased. Reports show that people over the age of 50 are more likely than ever to divorce, according to the Pew Research Center.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the rate of DUIs in the United States is on the decline. Despite this decrease, DUI charges are still a focus for law enforcement across Texas and the country. Here are a few statistics regarding the prevalence of drunk driving and related charges in the United States.