When you think about planning for retirement, you understand that you are arranging for your own future situation. It can be easy to think that you are all set once you have your retirement plan set in motion. However, you have one more thing to do, and that is to arrange for the other people in your life to carry on once you're gone. It is difficult to consider your own demise, but if you handle it now, you won't need to worry about it later on.
Most people who have been charged with a crime will do anything to avoid jail time. However, a large number of people who are offered a plea deal or sentencing choice between jail or probation actually end up choosing jail. Here's why you might want to take a jail sentence instead of a probation sentence.
You Still Have a Criminal Record
The most important thing to understand is that probation doesn't mean that you weren't convicted of a crime.