Driving under the influence of alcohol is a routine criminal charge that millions of people face each year. Unfortunately, if you are convicted of this charge, you could face far-ranging penalties and repercussions. While a defense attorney can help you navigate the legal process to minimize damage, some people make a couple of critical mistakes when they have been pulled over for this offense. By following these two tips, you may be able to help your attorney better represent you when it comes time for court.
11 December 2014
If you're currently in the process of divorcing your child's other parent, you're likely faced with a number of complicated legal and financial decisions about custody arrangements, division of liquid assets, or perhaps even the sale of your marital home. One of these decisions centers around the right of the custodial parent to receive child support. If you're petitioning for full custody, you may be counting on this support to help make ends meet.
10 December 2014
Did you cause an injury to another driver after colliding with them while under the influence of alcohol? If so, you need the help of a DUI defense lawyer to help you get a lighter sentence, as it is possible that criminal charges can be filed against you. In this article, you will find out how a DUI attorney can help your case and the cost to hire one. How Can a DUI Lawyer Help a Guilty Drunk Driver?
1 December 2014
Being charged with a crime can be one of the worst experiences in a person's life. Unfortunately, if you are convicted of these charges, you may find that your life is forever scarred by this charge. Luckily, defense attorneys have the skills and training needed to help ensure that their clients' rights are protected during these tumultuous events. Yet, there are likely a couple of questions you may have about hiring a defense attorney if you have never been charged with a crime.
26 November 2014
Credit and loans can be great tools for achieving your goals, but it is an unfortunate fact that many people will get into trouble with these financial tools. Crushing debt can ruin a person's personal and professional life. Fortunately, bankruptcy protections are available to many of these individuals, and these protections can help debtors get the clean financial start they need. Yet, these proceedings can be extremely confusing, and there may be a couple of questions that you may need answered.
24 November 2014
Slip and fall cases are not ideal to deal with as a business owner, as they could cause your business to get sued by a personal injury attorney. To avoid these scenarios, these steps can be taken. Put Ribbed Mats near Entry Doors Customers walking into your building may have things on their shoes, such as dirt and debris. These things could potentially cause them to fall inside your building. This is why it's critical to put ribbed mats near all of your entry doors.
24 November 2014
A lot of times, financial troubles can take over and leave you mounted in tons of debt. There are alternative solutions, but many find that bankruptcy is the only way to straighten their finances. Before running out and hiring a bankruptcy attorney, there are a few things to consider. Make sure the attorney you seek out specializes in bankruptcies. A lawyer whose specialty is criminal law may not be the best for your situation.
21 November 2014
When getting arrested, there is a fine line between what is considered resisting arrest and defending yourself against excessive force from the arresting officer. In most cases, a court will side with the police officer, ruling that any violent or defensive moves taken during the arrest process is actually resisting arrest. In certain situations, however, you are legally allowed and justified to defend yourself from excessive brutality from a policeman. Continue reading to learn about the important difference that separates resisting arrest and defensive resisting, where the law may fall in your case, and how to defend against a resist charge in court:
20 November 2014
During a divorce, you might be tempted to try to hurt your spouse. The events that led to the divorce in the first place might be fresh on your mind. But trying to hurt your spouse will often cause more problems, is unethical, and if you have children, this will simply hurt them. Your main focus should be to make sure that you are taken care of financially. Take Your Time with the Divorce
19 November 2014
Proving negligence or fault for an injury isn't always easy. Consequently, the lawyer-client relationship becomes a crucial aspect of successfully litigating a personal injury case. Just like you will look for certain qualities in a personal injury lawyer, a lawyer will do the same before deciding whether to take on your case. A personal injury lawyer will... Decide whether you have a case. Minor injuries aren't worth the time and effort a lawyer needs to invest in presenting a winnable case.
19 November 2014