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Steps to Take If You Believe Your Rights Were Violated

Being arrested and charged with a crime can have far-reaching consequences on your life. Apart from the potential jail term or fine, you may have problems getting a job in future, particularly if you're charged with a felony.  Nonetheless, people charged with crimes have a right to a free and fair trial, as well as [...]

2019-09-30T21:59:12+00:00September 17th, 2019|Criminal Law|

The Ins and Outs of Armed Robbery Charges

Incidents of armed robbery in the US are still considerably higher compared to the rest of the first world countries. National statistics put the number of armed robberies that occurred in 2018 at slightly over 121,000, with targets ranging from convenience stores to wealthy people’s houses. […]

2019-09-12T22:51:39+00:00September 11th, 2019|Criminal Law|

Eyewitness Misidentifications & Wrongful Convictions  

An eyewitness account is one of the most reliable methods of settling cases. However, there have been instances where innocent people are wrongfully convicted based on testimony presented against them by eyewitnesses.  It is therefore vital to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help scrutinize witness accounts and any other evidence brought against you.  [...]

2019-08-20T23:14:54+00:00August 20th, 2019|Criminal Law|

Miranda Rights Overview

If you are a fan of police dramas or law TV series, then you’ve probably heard the line, “You have to remain silent…,” playing out so many times. This phrase normally pops up when an officer arrests a suspect. These words are a tidbit of what we call, “Miranda Rights.” Unfortunately, most people do not [...]

2019-08-13T22:56:01+00:00August 10th, 2019|Criminal Law, DUI|

Can You Get A DUI Even If You’re Not Driving?

When it comes to operating a vehicle while under the influence, it's not always just for driving while intoxicated-- you don't even have to be in your vehicle to get arrested. Lots of people find that out every year when they are arrested for a DUI charge in the state of California. Driving while under [...]

2019-07-22T17:39:13+00:00June 28th, 2019|DUI|

Criminal Assault: Things You Should Know

Criminal assault is a form of crime defined by the Federal government and state legislatures. There are 3 primary forms of criminal assault that constitute a criminal offense, though the definition can vary from state to state. They are: assault, assault and battery, and aggravated assault. Criminal Assault Criminal assault is usually defined deliberate act [...]

2019-04-30T23:33:29+00:00April 30th, 2019|Criminal Law|

Top 10 Things Not To Do If You’re Arrested

No one wants to get arrested, but it happens. People get arrested for different reasons. If you get arrested, you do not want to make dumb mistakes that could get you into more trouble or get you hurt. These include a lot of things, and we've summed up a few of them today. Read our [...]

2019-04-23T16:22:03+00:00April 16th, 2019|Criminal Law, DUI|