Why Did Demi Burnett’s Mom go to Prison

Why Did Demi Burnett’s Mom go to Prison?

When Demi Burnett was trying to win Colton Underwood’s heart during season 23 of The Bachelor, she revealed that her mom – Tina Jean Jordan – had recently been released from prison after serving a sentence for embezzlement. But as it turns out, there’s a lot more to the story than that. Keep reading to […]

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Can You go to Prison for Not Paying Child Support

Can You go to Prison for Not Paying Child Support?

The purpose of child support is to provide for your child’s needs – housing, food, clothing, medical, extracurriculars, etc. – even though you are the non-custodial parent. It’s not a payment that you make in exchange for child care.  Most custodial parents rely on the child support payments from the non-custodial parents, but that doesn’t […]

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Why did Johnny Cash go to prison

Why Did Johnny Cash go to Prison?

Johnny Cash is one of the most famous outlaws in Country music history. Known for numerous hits like Folsom Prison Blues, I Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, A Boy Named Sue, One Piece At a Time, and Hurt, the “Man in Black” had a career that lasted nearly five decades.  When he died in […]

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Can You go to Prison For Not Paying Taxes

Can You go to Prison For Not Paying Taxes?

There are more than two million people in the United States who are currently behind bars, and their crimes range from non-violent marijuana possession to mass murder.  I’ve talked before about how the United States has approximately five percent of the world’s population, but a whopping 25 percent of the world’s prison population. The data […]

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Why Did Abby Lee Miller go to Prison

Why Did Abby Lee Miller go to Prison?

Ten years ago, Abby Lee Miller burst onto our television screens in the Lifetime reality show Dance Moms. For eight seasons, the founder of the Abby Lee Dance Company was famous for yelling at her students in practice sessions and motivating them to excel in dance competitions. The show produced three spin-offs – Abby’s Ultimate […]

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Can You go to Prison for Self Defense

Can You go to Prison for Self Defense?

Every American has the fundamental right to defend themselves. This is pretty common knowledge. But the term “self-defense” in a legal context doesn’t necessarily apply in every case of unwarranted aggression. When do you have the right to “self-defense?” When someone is badly injured or loses their life and the aggressor claims self-defense, who decides […]

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What Prison Is Bill Cosby In

What Prison Is Bill Cosby In?

Growing up, many of us watched Bill Cosby on The Cosby Show. He was the TV dad who raised his kids with love, discipline, respect, and humor. He was also the guy in the Jello commercials, as well as the star of Fat Albert. If you were a kid in the 80s, you knew who […]

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Can You go to Prison for Speeding

Can You go to Prison for Speeding?

This information is for educational purposes only and is not legal advice. We are not lawyers. We have many laws in this country.. At the federal level, no one actually knows how many laws there are in the United States!  Of course, we’ve been accumulating laws well over 200 years, but there have been many […]

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Why Did Martha Stewart go to Prison

Why Did Martha Stewart go to Prison?

It’s always fascinating when a celebrity gets caught up in the criminal justice system. I think it really catches our attention because as an unspoken rule, it’s the poor who end up behind bars. When you have money, you can afford a legal team who can work wonders when it comes to getting a good […]

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How Long is a Life Sentence in Prison

How Long is a Life Sentence in Prison?

When the time comes for a person who’s been convicted of a crime to receive their sentence, the punishment he/she receives can often seem quite random. Believe it or not, judges don’t have a lot of power when it comes to sentencing. Most of the laws in the federal criminal code – as well as […]

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