As you await your criminal trial, you may begin to lose hope of getting out of the crime, and this is especially true when the evidence is apparent that you committed the crime in question. While this may sound like bad news, there is also good news. Your criminal defense attorney might be able to fight for an alternative type of sentencing for you, and one of these options is house arrest. [Read More]
What Is The Difference Between An Arrest Warrant And A Bench Warrant?
Having a warrant out for you is never a good situation to be in, since it means that the police will arrest you if they find you. There are several types of warrants used by courts, and the two main types are bench warrants and arrest warrants. If you have a warrant out for your arrest, it's important to understand the difference between these two types. A bench warrant When there is a bench warrant out for a person, it generally means that the person did not appear in court on a date that was scheduled. [Read More]
Three Reasons to Step Away from Your Child's Case After Hiring a Defense Attorney
If your child has been accused of a crime and must go to trial, it can be easy for you to get wrapped up in their case. For many parents, it is easy to feel as if what is happening to your child is happening to you. If your child is going to go to trial, finding an excellent criminal-defense attorney will be the first step toward beating the charges. Here is why you should consider disengaging from your child's case after hiring a criminal-defense attorney. [Read More]
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: [Read More]