Tips for Handling Federal Criminal Charges

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips for Handling Federal Criminal Charges

Finding yourself served with a subpoena for federal criminal charges can be a frightening experience, especially when you aren’t familiar with the basics of a sound defense. It is important to note that you aren’t likely to face charges like this unless the prosecution has already proven a sound enough case to justify an indictment. A grand jury indictment is generally the product of months, if not years, of investigation and evidence-gathering. Since you’ll only have until the hearing date to create your defense,...

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3 Don’ts To Avoid A DUI Conviction

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Don’ts To Avoid A DUI Conviction

Seeing flashing blue lights behind your vehicle can always be a bit unnerving. If your driving maneuvers cause a police officer to suspect that you are driving while intoxicated, the results of the encounter with the officer can have dire consequences. In order to avoid a DUI conviction that could result in hefty fines and even time in jail, it is best to proceed with caution during your interaction with the officer. Here are a few “don’ts” to adhere to after you are pulled over: Don’t talk unnecessarily. When...

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A Car Just Crashed Through Your Living Room: What Are Your Legal Rights Here?

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Car Just Crashed Through Your Living Room: What Are Your Legal Rights Here?

You and your family were just sitting at home, minding your own business, when a car suddenly burst through your wall and scared the wits out of everyone. Nobody was seriously hurt, but you now have a large hole in your home and a variety of other property damage to fix. What are your legal rights here? Can you sue the driver? Or will their insurance cover it?  There Are Limits To Insurance Policy Coverage The good news is that the driver’s insurance policy will pay for much if not all, of the damage to your home. However,...

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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Charged With A DUI

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Mistakes To Avoid When Charged With A DUI

A DUI charge is a serious matter that can result in serious consequences, such as a suspended license, jail time and job loss. However, if you remain calm and avoid saying or doing the wrong things during court proceedings, you will be more likely to have a good outcome. Here are five common DUI mistakes you should avoid making: Pleading Guilty Right Away Even if your blood alcohol level was way over the legal limit, you should not just plead guilty right away. For example, if a police officer did not have a good reason to pull you over or...

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Answering A Couple Of Questions About DWI Charges

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Answering A Couple Of Questions About DWI Charges

Facing a criminal charge of driving while intoxicated can be a serious problem to encounter, but it can be easy to get this charge if you make the mistake of driving too soon after having even just a few drinks. If you are not particularly informed about DWI charges, learning the following answers to common questions will help you to be prepared if you must face this problem in the future. Can’t You Just Refuse A Breathalyzer Test? It can be a common practice for police to request you to take a breathalyzer test. However, it can be...

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Did Someone Jump In Front Of Your Car And Get Hit Accidentally? Get A Lawyer Fast

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Did Someone Jump In Front Of Your Car And Get Hit Accidentally? Get A Lawyer Fast

If you were driving down the road and you hit someone crossing the street, but the person ran out suddenly and it isn’t fair that you’re facing criminal charges, you’ll want to hire a lawyer right away. If you can show that you weren’t speeding, you weren’t intoxicated, and that you weren’t driving recklessly in any way, it shouldn’t be your fault that the person ran out in front of you. It’s unfortunate that the victim got hit, but if you only think they are out to get a settlement, and that...

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What To Do When You’re Being Investigated For Child Abuse

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Do When You’re Being Investigated For Child Abuse

Being investigated for an allegation of child abuse is a serious situation that should not be taken lightly. An investigation can easily turn into a formal charge if you don’t know how to proceed. Unfortunately, this statement is true even if you aren’t guilty. If you are being investigated for this crime, it is imperative that you understand how to progress forward. Child Abuse When people hear the term child abuse they generally think of direct physical abuse, such as hitting a child. When you know you’re not guilty of...

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How Much Will A DUI Conviction Cost You?

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Much Will A DUI Conviction Cost You?

No matter how many times you hear that a conviction for driving under the influence has serious consequences, it is unlikely that you can really understand the total costs until you see them laid out in detail. A DUI conviction is no slap on the wrist, financially or emotionally. Here’s exactly what you have to lose if you get caught drinking and driving: Bail Typically, the cost of bail is set by the judge and is based on your DUI record, criminal history, whether you may have caused injury to others, and how many ties you have to the...

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4 Reasons To Hire An Attorney After A DWI Arrest

Posted by on May 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Reasons To Hire An Attorney After A DWI Arrest

A charge of driving while intoxicated (DWI) is very serious, and if you are pulled over and arrested for suspected drunk driving it is in your best interest to hire an experienced DWI attorney as quickly as possible. While you are not required to have an attorney after being arrested for DWI, trying to defend yourself in a court of law is usually one of the worst things you can do. There are many reasons to retain the services of a DWI attorney, such as: Minimize the Consequences of a DWI States are cracking down on drunk driving, and the...

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Prerequisites For Applying For Marriage-Based Visa For Those Already In The U.S.

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Prerequisites For Applying For Marriage-Based Visa For Those Already In The U.S.

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires the marriage-based visa applications to be made while the applicant is in their home country. You are supposed to do this from the U.S. consulate catering for your country of origin.  However, you may be able to make the application within the U.S. provided you meet these conditions: Prove You Entered the Country Legally If you are an illegal immigrant living in the U.S., you should not expect to succeed with a marriage-based visa application made within the...

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