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 

Your DUI Arrest: Is It More Than Just A Legal Problem?

10 August 2015
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A DUI can be a life-changing event, but no matter how the case turns out in court, the incident should give you serious cause to reflect on your actions. If you're not in control of your alcohol consumption, it's in charge of you and that's a dangerous, destructive and depressing way to live. Don't simply figure out a way to beat the rap, get to the underlying problem and find a way to solve it. Read More