About Jewel Caraway

About Me

About Jewel Caraway

My name is Jewel, and welcome to my site! I started it to help people find out more about family law and divorce attorneys after my own experience. I have to tell you--getting a divorce is never pleasant, but sometimes it's the only option. I won't go into details, but in my old marriage I just had to get me and my kids out. But the legal stuff was a pain to deal with. Not to say it wasn't worth it, but it was definitely hard to navigate. Divorce papers, the custody battle--if you don't have a guide and a good lawyer, it is so difficult. So the purpose of this site is to help you work the system. Good luck making a better life for yourself!

Yes, You Can Still Get A DUI Even If Your BAC Is Under The Legal Limit

Thanks to a lot of PSAs (public service announcements), television shows, and other assorted media, it has been drilled into the public consciousness that if you're caught driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or over, you will be arrested for a DUI. Unfortunately, many people take this to mean they won't get in trouble if their BACs are lower than the legal limit, but this is not true. Read More 

Three Keys For Your Social Security SSI Disability Case

When you need to check on the status of your social security SSI, it's important to look at things from a legal perspective. You'll need to apply for and potentially fight for the payouts you deserve, so you can protect your quality of life and move forward accordingly. To get the most out of this situation, start out with the following tips and don't hesitate to contact a social security lawyer that is able to look out for you. Read More 

How To Find A Good Personal Injury Attorney To Represent You

A personal injury attorney is a lawyer who provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, company, government agency, or other entity. When you have been personally injured, you want to find the most competent and professional attorney to represent you in your case. Here are a few ways to research and find a personal injury attorney, such as one from Powers Law, to represent you: Read More 

Dividing Assets In A Divorce: Understanding What You Are Entitled To When You Split With Your Spouse

When you and your spouse decide to get a divorce, you may both feel amicable at first. While staying fair and kind towards one another would be ideal, this is not always the case when money comes into play. How your assets are divided is first determined by whether you live in a community property or equitable distribution state. Then establishing what assets are marital ones and what assets are separate is done. Read More 

About Getting Compensated After A Job Injury

Suffering from a severe injury that happened at work is not something that you should push aside, even if you are scared of getting fired. If the injury is severe enough to interfere with your ability to perform your job, you should consider filing a workers compensation claim. You can always hire a lawyer for assistance if the claim for benefits is denied or if your employer begins threatening you. This article provides several tips that can give you guidance on obtaining workers compensation benefits. Read More