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. [Read More]

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. [Read More]

Faqs Of Choosing An Executor For Your Estate

One of the biggest decisions you must make when creating a will is determining who you want to serve as the executor of your estate. The executor is responsible for a number of tasks, including paying final bills and distributing your assets to your heirs. If you are in the process of selecting an executor, here is what you should know.  Can You Name More Than One Person? Co-executors are not unheard of, but whether or not it is the right move is debatable. [Read More]

Why the Police May Arrest You without a Warrant

In most cases, police officers can only arrest you if they have a valid arrest warrant. However, there are exceptions to this rule. Here are five examples of situations in which you may be arrested without a warrant: Witness to a Crime An officer who sees you committing a crime doesn't have to get a warrant to arrest you. For example, if a police officer sees you inhaling an illegal drug, then he or she can arrest you without a warrant. [Read More]