Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense, and, unfortunately, one that increases during the holiday season. Any time a special event happens, DWI arrests skyrocket. Maybe it's because more people find themselves having had one too many at a party and needing to get home to their kids, or maybe the increased consumption of alcohol just makes for poor decision making. No matter the reason, there are mistakes those accused of DWI often make that virtually guarantee their conviction.
Although you may no longer be together, the death of an ex-spouse can still be a heartbreaking event. In addition to dealing with the emotional difficulties that typically follows such an occurrence, you must contend with the various practicalities that also crop up, which includes the issue of financial support for minor children. Here's what you need to know about how the death of your ex-spouse impacts any child support payments he or she pays or receives.