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Be Cautious Of Accepting Advice From Armchair Lawyers

Written by Teresa Te on June 20, 2018

Having the experience of being involved in a lawsuit isn’t the same as being a knowledgeable lawyer. Although, many people seem to think otherwise. Often, people freely give legal advice over the internet the moment they spot familiarities in someone else’s case. It’s understandable; some people like to help and others enjoy sharing knowledge.

However, just because a case worked out for one person doesn’t mean they’re qualified to advise others facing the same situation. Taking legal advice from a non-lawyer over the internet can prove destructive to your case. It can also get the advice-giver in trouble. (more…)

Life After Addiction: How to Keep Winning the Battle

Written by Teresa Te on June 1, 2018

Addiction is a brutal disease, and one that many people never defeat. If you’ve admitted that you had a problem, and sought the treatment to get through it, you’re to be commended. Unfortunately, whether you went to rehab, sought therapy, or managed to recover on your own, your work past addiction isn’t the final finish line.

Relapse is a serious threat. Among addicts and alcoholics, only one-third of people who are abstinent for less than a year will remain abstinent over the coming decades. For addicts who make it to a full year of sobriety, less than half will eventually relapse, and for addicts who remain sober for 5 years, your chance of relapse is a mere 15 percent. (more…)