Fighting Against Wrongful Criminal Charges

Can Your Pet Get You Arrested?

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Can Your Pet Get You Arrested?

Pet owners are responsible for just about everything their pet does. If your pet hurts someone or damages property, you could be sued in court. But can you get arrested? Here are a few situations to consider. Dog Bites If your dog bites someone other than a burglar or trespasser, you will usually be liable in a lawsuit for their injuries. However, most dog bites are not a crime. The only time police would get involved was if you did something intentional or reckless. For example, if you sic your dog on an innocent person walking by,...

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Being Charged with a DUI? Get the Charges Dismissed or Reduced

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Being Charged with a DUI? Get the Charges Dismissed or Reduced

If you are facing DUI charges and know that the charges going to have a negative effect on your job, you want to get a lawyer to see if the charges can be reduced or fought. There are a lot of ways the lawyer can help you try to fight the charges, and your lawyer could work out a plea deal that helps you get the charged reduced. What you blew if you took a breathalyzer test, why you were pulled over, and what you said or did after you were confronted by the police is going to affect your case. Here are some things to consider doing fast. Hire...

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Being Sued Because You Allegedly Supplied Alcohol To Minors? How Your DUI Defense Lawyer Can Help

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Being Sued Because You Allegedly Supplied Alcohol To Minors? How Your DUI Defense Lawyer Can Help

You have probably heard the phrase “Adults who supply the alcohol lose it all.” This is an anti-drinking message which targets parents who supply their teenage children with alcoholic beverages and encourage them to drink and have a party at their house. Since this is still an illegal act and one which would cause parents to be sued by all of the parents of the other kids at the party, it begs the question as to why these parents would risk everything. Likewise, bar owners who serve underage adults and teens who look old enough...

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Theft Of Friendship: Getting Rid Of A Receiving Stolen Property Charge

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Theft Of Friendship: Getting Rid Of A Receiving Stolen Property Charge

If you are friends with people who like to walk on the wild side, you know how to be careful not to get caught up with them in any scams. Unfortunately, there are ways that make you criminally culpable for crimes they commit, even if you are not aware of them. If you have been charged with receiving stolen property for your friends, you may have a hard time untangling yourself from this web. Here are some steps to take to get rid of a receiving stolen property charge.  Print your phone records/write down an account of how you got the...

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The Greatest Confidentiality: Attorney Client Privilege

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Greatest Confidentiality: Attorney Client Privilege

Anyone watching a crime drama on television has likely observed the legal concept of attorney client privilege. People often take this ability to speak frankly with legal counsel for granted, until the day comes that they are faced with an unfortunate situation. If you find yourself wondering how honest and forthright you can safely be with your attorney, read on to learn more about speaking confidentially with your attorney and how your speech is protected. What does this privilege cover? Any and all communication with your attorney falls...

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Defensive Steps To Use When Fighting A Marijuana Possession Charge

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Defensive Steps To Use When Fighting A Marijuana Possession Charge

If you recently obtained marijuana possession charges at a traffic stop, you are most likely going to fight them in an attempt to reduce fines and any jail time. Having a solid defense plan is necessary when fighting a drug possession charge in a state where legalization has not yet become effective. Here are some defensive tactics you can use to help your chances in reducing sentencing or charges due to having drugs in your vehicle. Be Proactive In Proving You Were Unjustly Pulled Over If your vehicle was stopped without a probable cause,...

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3 Reasons To Hire An Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer For Drug Charges

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Reasons To Hire An Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer For Drug Charges

If you have recently been charged with a drug-related offense, it is best to hire a criminal defense attorney who has years of experience successfully representing people accused of similar crimes. Here are a few reasons why: An experienced criminal defense attorney understands how the Fourth Amendment can affect the outcome of a drug case. The Fourth Amendment requires that search warrants be court-approved and supported by a reasonable cause. In addition, it prevents law enforcement from conducting searches and seizures that would be...

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Two Ways To Avoid Losing Firearm Privileges When Facing Domestic Violence Charges

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Ways To Avoid Losing Firearm Privileges When Facing Domestic Violence Charges

Although the Second Amendment affords people the right to own firearms, there are several ways people can lose that right. One way is being convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence charges. A 1996 amendment to the Gun Control Act makes it illegal for anyone with a domestic violence conviction to own or be in possession of a gun or ammunition. However, there are a couple of ways you can avoid being subjected to this provision. Here’s more information about these options. Opt for a diversion program Possibly the best way to handle this...

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Courtroom Behavior 101: Acing Your DUI Appearance

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Courtroom Behavior 101: Acing Your DUI Appearance

Hiring an attorney to defend you on your DUI charge was a smart move, but you should understand that you are an important part of the legal team and that your courtroom behavior could make a difference in the outcome of your trial. Read below for some fast and easy tips to ace your courtroom appearance. 1. There is virtually nothing that happens in the real world that is not also available in the virtual world. Be sure to search out and view courtroom case videos to familiarize yourself with how your day in court will play out. Look for...

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Ladies, Mind Your Midol: Nonprescription Drug Use Could Lead To DWI Charges

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ladies, Mind Your Midol: Nonprescription Drug Use Could Lead To DWI Charges

Are you a female who frequently suffers from premenstrual syndrome (PMS)? Do you often take Midol or another type of nonprescription drug to ease your bloating, fatigue, and/or muscle aches? If so, you could be putting yourself at risk of being charged with DWI. Read on to learn more. Midol May Alter Your Ability To Drive Midol (as well as many other medications) may provide symptom relief, but it also causes drowsiness in some individuals, and this effect may be more severe if the drug is taken in combination with alcohol or certain...

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