Monthly Archives: December 2013

Don’t be toasted for the New Year

What is a good way to start a Happy New Year? Don’t Drink and Drive. Under Ohio law, a driver is legally Driving While Intoxicated with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or more – even if the driver does … Continue reading

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Will you merry me?

Should I not say ‘Merry Christmas’ anymore? Unless you are spray-painting it on the home or place of worship of someone who practices another religion, it would not be a hate crime. And while we should be sensitive to those … Continue reading

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This Debt is Taxing Me

The IRS now offers online payment by credit card, debit card and electronic funds transfer. Nevertheless, despite their best intentions taxpayers sometimes simply are unable to pay their annual taxes in full. There are options. The worst thing to do … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sext, Baby

Q: I’m 19 and just found out that the girl I’ve been texting is 15. Can I get in trouble for this? A. Maybe. If the texts are simply polite conversation, then there should not be a problem. However, since … Continue reading

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If You’re Me, Who Am I?

Q: I’ll be shopping online for Christmas gifts on Cyber Monday. What should I know about Identity Theft? A: Identity Theft is a growing problem. As we have transitioned from the neighborhood grocery store to big box retail and now … Continue reading

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