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Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Criminal Defense Attorney

Have you been accused of a crime that you didn’t commit? Are you confused about what you need to do now? Being accused of a crime can be scary, especially when the prosecution is talking about a lengthy stay in jail or in prison. You’re probably already looking for a good lawyer but aren’t sure which one to choose. Fortunately, there are some questions that you can ask to help you decide whether or not the attorney you’re talking to will be right for the job: Have you handled many cases like this...

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Were You Pulled Over For A DUI And Think Your Social Status Is Why? Get A Lawyer Fast

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Were You Pulled Over For A DUI And Think Your Social Status Is Why? Get A Lawyer Fast

If you have been caught drinking and driving, and you had alcohol in the car, you want to hire a criminal lawyer and not a traffic lawyer. If you think you are a target because of your career or social status, getting a lawyer before talking with anyone is best. You could be facing misdemeanor or felony charges, depending on what offense this was and how intoxicated you were. A high quality lawyer can work to help you fight the criminal charges you face, and work to have the charges reduced or dismissed. Here are a few strategies your lawyer...

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Three Reasons Why You Should Hire Your Own Lawyer As A Witness

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Reasons Why You Should Hire Your Own Lawyer As A Witness

If you were the witness to a crime, there is a high likelihood that you will be called to witness. This can be in the form of a written witness statement, an interview with the police officers or detectives who were working the case, or you can be called to testify on the stand. If you are a witness for a criminal case, you need to hire your own attorney. Your attorney should be well versed in being a criminal defense attorney. Here are three reasons you need representation.  Protection during interrogation You will want a good criminal...

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Three Questions To Pose When You’re Trying To Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by on Jan 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Questions To Pose When You’re Trying To Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney

Trouble with the law can land you in hot water, but it’s possible to cool the water off by hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you. If you’ve had prior experiences with the criminal justice system, you’ll likely have an attorney in mind, but if you’re new to this situation, it’s important to find someone to stand up for you right away. Even though time is of the essence, it’s valuable to speak to a couple different attorneys, such as Walsh Fewkes Sterba, to talk about their legal...

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Getting Just Punishment In A DUI Case: What A Lawyer Can Do

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Getting Just Punishment In A DUI Case: What A Lawyer Can Do

Did your poor decision to drive under the influence (DUI) of alcohol leave an innocent victim with a bad injury? Being that you are guilty of the crime, the best step forward is hiring a lawyer to help you get just punishment in court. Discover in this article how a lawyer can help you with your DUI case and the injury that you caused. How Can a Lawyer Assist a DUI Defendant in an Injury Case? You will first have to consult with your lawyer and give details about your history of drinking alcohol before the case is built. He or she will want...

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Refuting Criminal Drug Charge Myths

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Refuting Criminal Drug Charge Myths

Drugs have the power to destroy lives and families, and an addiction to drugs can lead a person to engage in numerous criminal activities. When facing a criminal drug charge, it is important for you to be as informed as possible to ensure your rights are protected and that you make informed decisions throughout the process. By dispelling these two myths about drug convictions, you will find yourself in a stronger position when navigating this serious legal challenge. Myth: Drug Offenses Always Require Jail Time There is a common belief that a...

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Facing Criminal Charges Of Animal Abuse Or Neglect: How You Can Fight It

Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Facing Criminal Charges Of Animal Abuse Or Neglect: How You Can Fight It

If you are facing criminal charges of animal abuse or neglect, you may still be able to fight the charges or get a lesser sentence with the help of a criminal defense attorney. Some states have pretty steep punishments for those found guilty of general animal abuse, while other states have lesser fines for first offenses. In many cases your lawyer can help you fight the charges if any of the following apply. You Lost Your Job Recently and Cannot Buy Pet Food It happens all of the time. You have one or more pets who are your babies, but then...

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Are You Being Accused Of Sexual Harassment? Get A Lawyer

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are You Being Accused Of Sexual Harassment? Get A Lawyer

If you have gotten into trouble at work because someone is trying to say that you sexually harassed them in some way, you want to contact a criminal attorney and get representation right away. You will want to make sure that you have someone to represent you if your employer tries to fire you, or if this person wants to press charges against you. There are a lot of different things that are considered harassment and you may not even know what incident the claimed victim is even talking about. Before you meet with your attorney, make sure you...

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4 Things You Can’t Expect From Your Defense Attorney

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Things You Can’t Expect From Your Defense Attorney

You should expect your defense attorney to work hard on your behalf to defend you and to help you be treated fairly by the criminal justice system.  But there are four things that you can’t reasonably expect them to do or to do. 1. They can’t keep incriminating evidence safe for you. If you committed a crime using a weapon, you can’t turn it over to your lawyer and expect this to be kept out of trial or out of the prosecution’s hands under client-attorney privilege. This restriction includes any physical evidence...

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How To Seal Or Remove A Drug Charge

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Seal Or Remove A Drug Charge

When you are applying for a job, you may be asked to fill out a form to give permission for your employer to perform a criminal background check. The employer discovers that you have a prior drug charge on your record and declines to hire you. Fortunately, there are ways you can handle this situation in the future to reduce the odds that your employer will refuse to hire you. Dismissing the Charges If your case was dismissed, you may be surprised that the drug charge appeared because it should not still be on your permanent record. However,...

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