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Understanding the Appellate Process
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How To Choose A Criminal Defense Attorney
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FIRST, SECOND, and THIRD DEGREE MURDER IN THE US
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Explaining Hearsay: The Complicated World of Out-Of-Court Statements
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By: Sue Micallef A confession is a detailed written or sometimes oral statement in which a person admits to having committed a criminal offense. Confessions
How Would You Know If Your DUI Rights Have Been Violated? Know The Truth
By: Renz Ariane Soriano Most drivers do not even know they have their rights, especially when pulled over for suspicion of DUI. It’s a very
The Role and Duties of US Marshals in the Criminal Justice Field
By: Kenneth Echie Posse Out! Have you always wanted to say that? If you have, the US marshals job may be for you. As a
The Characteristics of a Good Legal System
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Laws Can Check Criminal Activities
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Can I Still Sue Someone After a Verdict in a DUI Case?
By: Bryan Snyder The American justice system is unique in the world, as the 5th amendment clearly states that no person shall be prosecuted twice
Know Your Rights – What to Do and Not Do When Arrested
By: George N Anderson The police are always watching, sometimes even when you don’t know they’re there. They might be waiting for the perfect moment
Tips on What a Defendant Should Say to a Judge During Their Sentencing
By: Matthew A Leyba If you have been arrested for a crime, and subsequently found guilty. Whether that was through a plea deal, or convicted
Criminal Attorney – Working Tirelessly to Defend Your Case and Your Rights
By: Abraham Avotina If you are facing criminal charges, your best line of defense is to hire a reputable and experience criminal attorney. Even if
Ways To Reduce Your Federal Prison Sentence
By: Mack W Williams Federal prison sentences can be very lengthy, and with having to serve all most all of your time it will most
How Important Is a Drug Defense Lawyer?
By: Cedric P Loiselle Dealing with a drug defense case involves several steps. The client should be informed about the proceedings. It is crucial for
Charged With a DUI? Hire a DUI Lawyer Without Hesitation
By: Abraham Avotina DUI charges are not what they used to be. In fact they have changed quite a bit over the last few decades.
Responsibly Manage an Active Arrest Warrant
By: Sarahbeth Kluzinski The best advice a bail bondsman can offer a person who is interested in learning about an arrest warrant for themselves is
Find Out If Your Neighbor Has a Criminal Record Or Warrants
By: Don Zens Criminal record A criminal record shows many details about a person. It shows what crimes have been committed and when, the city,
Expungement of Arrests
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How Can An OVI Attorney Help With Your Case?
By: Brian Cook Although it may seem like a common, straight forward charge, operating a vehicle under the Influence of alcohol and/or drugs (OVI) is
Law School and DUI – Can You Become a Lawyer If You Have a DUI?
By: J. T. Lawrence Law School admissions officials are often asked “can you become a lawyer if you have a DUI?” The fact is, there
Construction Zone Traffic Law and Ticket Types
By: Rachel Mencel During the summer months, construction zones can make traveling by car a hassle. Not only do construction zones increase your travel time
Choosing the Best Criminal Defense Attorney
By: Steven Magill The law is a complicated thing, and unfortunately, the system is not just all black and white. That is why we people
By: Sara Fredder Driving while intoxicated or DWI is a serious offense and will be penalized legally. Persons charged for driving under influence have to
What Is Drug Court in District of Columbia Superior Court?
By: Mark Rollins There are drug courts throughout the Country. Generally, they are special courts designed to treat people who have an addiction issues and
Cannabis, Healthcare and the Law
By: Laura A Hipshire Many states have passed laws and rules regarding the use of medical marijuana, which were written to protect eligible patients, users,
First Offense DUI
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3 Ways a Private Investigator Can Assist in Drunk Driving Defense
By: Paul B. Kennedy A drunk driving case is a very evidence-intensive undertaking whether or not there was a breath or blood test. In a
Differences Between Civil and Criminal Law
By: Johnathan Davidson Civil laws are the sets of laws and justice that affect the legal status of individuals. Civil law, therefore, is commonly referred
Selecting a Good Criminal Lawyer
By: Anne Douglas Like a child who has discovered a new toy, this information will open up a whole new world of awe and wonder
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A Guide to Criminal Lawyers
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By: George N Anderson If you’re stopped and found to be driving a car under the influence of alcohol, you’ll probably pick up a DUI
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A Brief Look at the Process That Takes Place After DUI Suspicion
By: Michal D Petter Receiving a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol is life-changing. It is essential to work with a Hitchcock DWI
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By: Lora Davis This lawyer defends their client in court who has been charged with a criminal activity that can range from a misdemeanor to
How To Deal With A DWI Charge
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How to Find the Right Criminal Lawyer
By: John R.T. Oliver Nobody wants to be in a position where you would need to get a criminal lawyer to defend you or a
The Five Stages of DWI Grief
By: Lawrence Newman I have counseled and represented clients as an attorney for eleven years, and prior to that practiced as a Chiropractic Physician for
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4 Tips For Mentally and Emotionally Dealing With a DUI
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Do You Know Who Makes These “DUI Profits”
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Get an Attorney to Represent You For a DUI, DWI, Avoid a Lifetime of Punishment
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Important Facts About National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
By: Billie Jean Bateson The Purpose of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month Since December is one the busiest months of the year full of winter
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By: M Wyzanski Auto Insurance is expensive enough. You do not need a traffic ticket to make your premiums go up even higher. That is
3 Hidden Benefits of Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer
By: Orson Dixon Being accused of criminal offense is a traumatic experience especially when you are not guilty and unaware of the legal procedures. Not
All You Need to Know About the Development of the English Felony Murder Rule
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Is the Law on Diminished Responsibility Satisfactory?
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Criminal Defense Attorney – When You Need One
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By: Joseph Devine When you are involved in a Milwaukee homicide case, you need to make sure that you have a Milwaukee criminal lawyer that
What Can I Expect To Happen At Arraignment?
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How Long Will a DUI or DWI Stay on Your Police Record?
By: Vincent Miceli A criminal history, including a DUI/DWI arrest and conviction, will remain on the police record indefinitely. The record can be hidden from
The Benefits of a Plea Bargain in a Criminal Case
By: Vincent Miceli An accused is under great stress to resolve his case. A plea bargain often ends the risk of jail time but creates
Criminal Defence Lawyer – Role and Responsibilities!
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What To Do If You Are Arrested
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Oh No, I Have Been Arrested – What Now?
By: Vincent Miceli If you are arrested and charged with a crime, you will be taken to jail for processing. This process includes booking, determining
5 Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Criminal Defense Lawyer
By: Timothy Nies Individuals charged with criminal offense have many options to choose from when it comes to defending themselves against the charges. The first
How Can A Criminal Defense Lawyer Help You?
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How Can A Criminal Attorney Help You?
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By: William Hoaglands Probably one of the most serious cases that anyone could face is drug charges. In many countries, the consequences of being proven
The Importance of the Chain of Custody
By: Joseph Devine In any criminal trial, it is important for the prosecution to be able to establish the chain of custody. The chain of
Motive and Opportunity: Are They Necessary to Prove Murder?
By: Blythe J Leszkay When someone is charged with murder, it is often heard that they had “the motive and the opportunity” to commit the
DUI Expungement Process – Steps to Clear Your DUI Record
By: Jennifer Mann If you are convicted of DUI, you may want to expunge your DUI record in order to get a job, loan, house,
Key Factors That Make a Successful Criminal Defence Lawyer
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Find Out If Someone Has a Criminal Record or Has Ever Been Arrested
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4 Key Components of Normal and Routine Psychological Assessment Process
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Arrested Without Evidence?
By: Alexander Sanchez Law enforcement authorities across the United States are granted special powers enabling them to fight crime. Some of these powers are granted
Do Juvenile Records Disappear When You Turn 18?
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