Towe, Ball, Mackey, Sommerfeld & Turner, PLLP
Call for a free consultation
Toll Free:800-838-3083

March 2019 Archives

Taking steps to mitigate stress loads during divorce

Going through the end of a marriage is a major life event that could have a substantial impact on the future of everyone involved. With a great deal at stake, the process of divorce can be stressful and daunting. Individuals in Montana who are facing a similar life change may find it beneficial to take certain steps prior to entering negotiations, as these could help reduce the amount of stress they experience in the process.

Building a claim after a truck accident in Montana

Driving through Montana is a beautiful experience, but sharing the highways with large trucks is often dangerous, and we have our fair share of truck accidents. When a truck accident occurs, it can cause enormous damage, especially if the accident involves consumer drivers, and may leave victims with destroyed vehicles and serious or even fatal injuries.

Exploring every option concerning the family home in divorce

Upon making the decision to end a marriage, individuals in Montana and elsewhere may face a variety of difficult decisions, some of which could have a substantial impact on their future. For some, one of the most challenging decisions to make during divorce may pertain to how to handle the family home. Since there may be limited options available concerning the home, understanding each option fully could prove vital to making an informed decision.

Car accidents: Crash kills 1, leaves 1 with critical injuries

Attempting to evade a traffic stop is never advisable and those who make such a decision may create an unfortunate scenario in the process. Drivers who encounter such negligence are often given insufficient time to avoid collision, and similar car accidents can have disastrous results. One person has died and another remains in critical condition following a recent head-on collision that took place in Montana.

Car accidents: 20-car pileup leaves 1 with injuries in Montana

During times of winter weather conditions, most drivers exercise caution as they travel the open road. However, as conditions improve, some drivers quickly return to normal driving behaviors, even if the roads in the area are still somewhat slick. Similar circumstances may increase the risk of car accidents, and at least one person suffered injuries in a recent crash involving as many as 20 vehicles in Montana.

Car accidents: The risk of reaching for an object while driving

There are a variety of forms of distractions that can divert a driver's attention of the road for seconds at a time. While cellphones and other electronic devices are commonly at the forefront of distracted driving discussions, these are not the only risks drivers in Montana can face. Recent studies indicate that something as simple as reaching for an object inside the vehicle while driving increases the risk of car accidents substantially.

Issues that contribute to the recent rise in gray divorce

There are a variety of scenarios in which married couples in Montana and elsewhere might consider taking separate paths in life. Many of these issues may affect couples of nearly every age group. However, there are certain concerns that are more prevalent among older couples, and studies suggest these forms of conflict have contributed to the recent rise in gray divorce.