Accused Of Domestic Violence: What To Know

4 April 2017
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Being arrested and being charged with domestic violence is a serious action, and you will need to act quickly to clear your name and prevent punishment if you are innocent. As you may have already encountered, the alleged victim in this situation receives both all of the sympathy and the benefit of the doubt. Law enforcement personnel are burdened with arresting the perpetrator on the thinnest of suspicions, and having a domestic violence charge on your criminal record will haunt you the rest of your days. Read More 

Teenagers And Traffic Tickets: 3 Things Parents Need To Know

19 August 2016
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Teenagers are an interesting group of drivers. In some ways, they're often the most knowledgeable about traffic laws, at least on paper – after all, a freshly licensed teenager has likely spent hours pouring over their state's traffic laws, and most drivers who have been licensed for a few decades spend very little time reviewing the same material. On the other hand, they're also the least experienced drivers, which makes them more likely to make a mistake or use poor judgment when driving. Read More 

Defenses A Drug Defense Attorney May Be Able To Raise On Your Behalf

22 December 2015
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If you are charged with possessing drugs or intent to sell or distribute illegal drugs, you may be considering hiring a drug defense attorney. A drug defense attorney can be invaluable, as they can raise many defenses that you wouldn't think or know to raise on your own. Some of these defenses can get the charges against you dismissed, some can get the charges reduced and others can keep you out of prison. Read More 

Will A Drug Court Allow Methadone Treatment For Drug Users?

10 September 2015
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The American justice system now increasingly relies on drug courts to help offenders rehabilitate. With more than 2,600 drug courts in operation across the country, many offenders can now avoid prison, as long as they can meet strict legal conditions. Unfortunately, for some offenders, those conditions often include a ban on methadone treatment, even if medical evidence suggests this is potentially harmful. Learn more about drug courts' policies towards methadone treatment, and find out what this could mean if you face prosecution. Read More 

3 Reasons Your Lawyer May Have For Not Wanting You To Testify At Your Own Criminal Trial

2 September 2015
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If you are charged with a crime and are preparing to go to trial for it, you may want to testify in court as a way of defending yourself. While many defendants want to do this at their own criminal trials, lawyers often persuade them not to. It is your choice, though, and you can choose to testify if you really want to. Before you make this decision, it's important to understand the common reasons criminal defense attorneys may recommend not to do this. Read More