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July 2017 Archives

Fighting a traffic ticket in Georgia

No matter how careful you are when driving, it's still possible to be pulled over by a local law enforcement officer or state trooper in Georgia. There are so many traffic laws on the books that you are bound to break one eventually, even if you didn't do so intentionally. Here are some tips for fighting a traffic ticket.

Motorcycle safety tips for riders of all experience levels

Motorcycle safety is paramount when on the roads of Valdosta. Motorcycle riders are at a disadvantage because of the size of the bikes and how drivers of bigger vehicles have trouble seeing them. That's why drivers are told to look twice, save a life, for motorcycles. Here are some safety tips for motorcycle riders of all experience levels in Georgia.

New Takata airbag recall: Additional 2.7 mln inflators affected

Owners of Ford, Mazda and Nissan vehicles will want to take special care to ensure their airbags are not recalled, or if they are, that they take all the proper steps to ensure the problem is fixed right away. Unfortunately, that may not be as easy as it should be.

The stages of life for estate planning

The notion of estate planning evokes thoughts of drafting wills to designate how family heirlooms will be distributed, and creating trusts to manage estates worth millions of dollars. Indeed, only a small segment of society (e.g. the ederly) will seek to have those questions answered, but it does not mean that other people cannot draft documents to plan for the unexpected.