Understand the Definitions of and Penalties for DWI and DUI

Consuming Alcohol or Controlled Substances Then Driving Is a Crime Learn the definitions of and penalties for DWI and DUI. DWI means Driving While Intoxicated and DUI means Driving Under the Influence. In our blog last month about misdemeanors and felonies, we addressed felony and misdemeanor examples of DUI and DWI. Usually, those accused of […]

Differences Between Felonies and Misdemeanors Plus Examples

Summers & Associates Represents Misdemeanor and Felony Defendants For July, we’re explaining the differences between felonies and misdemeanors plus examples in our monthly blog. Summers & Associates doesn’t just help clients with divorce and child custody issues. Our law office works with West Virginia and Ohio residents accused of committing crimes. In the United States […]

What You Need to Know About an Order of Protection

Summers & Associates Wants Everyone to Be and Feel Safe at Home Shifting our focus this month, our June blog will explain what you need to know about an order of protection. On an average day, domestic violence hotlines receive more than 20,000 phone calls nationwide, per National Coalition Against Domestic Violence data. According to […]

Common Child Custody Issues, and How to Address Them

Child Custody Matters Can Be the Most Challenging Element of a Divorce Common child custody issues and how to address them is our blog topic for this month. Once spouses with children take the initial steps toward divorce, agreeing on custody becomes the next, and most challenging, step. Unlike the terms of a divorce settlement […]

Initial Steps to Take When Deciding to Get Divorced

Divorce is Often a Painful Experience, with Profound Decisions to Make This month, we here at Summers & Associates would like to discuss the initial steps when deciding to get divorced. Though divorce isn’t something that should be done hastily or flippantly, it’s a decision that many married couples do make. According to National Vital […]

Car Accident with an Out-of-State Driver?

What You Need to Know in West Virginia and Ohio The attorneys of Summers & Associates are aware of what can happen if you are in a car accident involving an out-of-state driver. We are a law firm representing clients in the region of Parkersburg, West Virginia. Our lawyers handle these types of accident matters […]

Why Are Lane Departure Warning Systems So Effective?

Summers & Associates Shares How Technology Keeps Drivers Safer Lane Departure Warning Systems (LDWS) offer technological innovation combined with driver safety. Auto accidents happen so regularly that discovering ways that to keep drivers out of harm’s way is important. Drivers are aware that many vehicles can carry a risk of ‘blind spots.’ Despite being careful […]

Car Accident with Brain Injury: Legal Steps to Take

Do Not Delay in Reaching Out to Seek Medical and Legal Help If you or a loved one suffered a brain injury after a car accident, chances are the first responders took you to the nearest emergency room. You may have been unconscious if the accident and resulting trauma were severe. But what comes next? […]

Steps to Take After a Hit-and-Run Accident

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Protect Your Rights with Our Step-by-Step List If you need to know the steps to take after a hit-and-run accident, then you may already be aware of the many questions that can come from an awful situation. In our previous post on accident claims, one of the proactive steps mentioned was the importance of recording […]

How Long Do I Have to File an Accident Claim in WV or OH?

How Long to File an Accident Claim in WV or OH

Learn More on Accident Claim Matters in West Virginia and Ohio Many people ask us, “How long do I have to file an accident claim in WV or OH?” Throughout the Parkersburg region, a number of residents and businesses seek legal help for accident claims. If you are involved in an accident matter in West […]