21 November 2016
Driving under the influence of alcohol can be a terrible mistake for a person to make. Unfortunately, there are many people that may not fully appreciate the consequences that can accompany this type of criminal charge. In particular, it can be easy for individuals to believe myths about DUI charges that can lead them to make mistakes when facing this charge.
Myth: A DUI Conviction Only Involves Being Fined
There are some people who will assume that a DUI conviction will entail little more than paying an expensive fine.
Why An Assault Charge May Be Classified As A Felony
30 September 2016
A charge of assault can either be a misdemeanor or felony. Since felonies attract harsher penalties than misdemeanors, it's in your best interest to know the differences between the two classes of criminal charges. This will help you in your fight to get your charges downgraded. Here are some of the three common factors that make an assault charge a felony:
Some professionals enjoy special protection by law, and any assault against them is classed as a felony.
You're Charged With DUI, But You May Win If The Officers Did These Things
8 June 2016
Were you arrested for a DUI? If so, you may feel as though the authorities who made the arrest have already won their case against you. Perhaps this was your first arrest, and you are ready to get the entire ordeal over with so that you can go on with your life. This type of haste and frustration could result in you making bad decisions such as agreeing to a plea deal.
3 Defenses You Can Use In A DUI Charge
12 April 2016
Have you been recently charged with driving under the influence of a substance? You probably assume you are immediately in legal hot water. This may not be the case. There are some defense strategies your attorney can use to possibly save your driver's license, lessen your charges, or perhaps even absolve you from the cage. The following defenses may apply in your situation:
No Miranda Warning
The police officer conducting your arrest is required by law to advise you of your rights.