Fighting Against Wrongful Criminal Charges

Infractions, Misdemeanors, and Felonies: What to Know About These Offenses

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Most people have heard the titled terms in relation to legal matters, but perhaps you’ve wondered how crimes end up being classified in this manner. Read on for a simple explanation of infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. Infractions The most minor of all legal offenses, an infraction never results in jail time for the offender. In most cases, infractions are related to traffic violations and incur only fines. It should be mentioned that some traffic violations can be more serious and are classified as misdemeanors or even felonies. Read More»

Five Ways To Help A Friend Who Is Dealing With A DUI Charge

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It’s a call nobody wants to get: the call from a friend, alerting you that they have been arrested and charged with a DUI. Everyone makes mistakes, and if your friend is in this situation, you would be a good friend to help them. But what should you do? What help does your friend need at this time in their life? Here are five key things you can to do help them navigate this difficult time. Read More»

3 Tips for Finding the Best Criminal-Defense Attorney for You

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Finding the best criminal-defense attorney for your particular case can be one of the most important steps that you can take when you have been charged with a crime, mostly because finding the right attorney can greatly increase your chances of mounting a successful defense in court. Listed below are three tips that can help you find the best criminal-defense attorney for you.  Consider a Specialist One of the most important steps that you can take when it comes to finding the best and most effective criminal-defense attorney for your case is to consider a specialist. Read More»

Can Your Pet Get You Arrested?

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Pet owners are responsible for just about everything their pet does. If your pet hurts someone or damages property, you could be sued in court. But can you get arrested? Here are a few situations to consider. Dog Bites If your dog bites someone other than a burglar or trespasser, you will usually be liable in a lawsuit for their injuries. However, most dog bites are not a crime. The only time police would get involved was if you did something intentional or reckless. Read More»

Being Charged with a DUI? Get the Charges Dismissed or Reduced

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If you are facing DUI charges and know that the charges going to have a negative effect on your job, you want to get a lawyer to see if the charges can be reduced or fought. There are a lot of ways the lawyer can help you try to fight the charges, and your lawyer could work out a plea deal that helps you get the charged reduced. What you blew if you took a breathalyzer test, why you were pulled over, and what you said or did after you were confronted by the police is going to affect your case. Read More»