Two Possible Defense Options For Sexual Assault Cases
April 13, 2017
Facing sexual assault charges is a serious matter. When you learn that you are facing these charges, you need to take action right away. Your defense is your lifeline at this point.
There are several defense strategies that can work in sexual assault cases. Not all of them are suitable for all cases. Be sure to think about the poi...
Think About the Future When Considering Defense Options
March 31, 2017
In our previous blog post, we discussed how you must be careful about what you say when you are dealing with the police and other members of the criminal justice system. Any statement you make that you know is incorrect could lead to more legal trouble for you. We know that you might sa...
Falsifying Statements to Authorities Can Lead to Criminal Charges
March 17, 2017
When you are asked to testify or are the subject of a deposition, you are expected to speak truthfully. In fact, falsifying statements can actually lead you to having to face more criminal charges. One famous face that you might think of when you hear of falsifying statements is Martha Stewart. Falsify...
Learn the Options for Handling Your Virginia Drug Charges
March 3, 2017
Marijuana is still illegal in Virginia, which means that even if you have a little bit in your possession, it is still possible to face criminal charges. Marijuana is also illegal on a federal level, but there is a chance for change. A is considered an unlikely s...
Drugs And Alcohol Are Major Factors In Crime
February 17, 2017
Studies have shown that drugs and alcohol tend to go hand-in-hand with crime. Around 60 percent of individuals who are arrested for a variety of crimes test positive for drug use at the time, and 80 percent of individuals who are arrested abuse alcohol or drugs. In some cases, alcohol and drug use leads to the crime; in other cases, ...
Newspaper Seeks To Cover Hearings Of Teens’ Murder Trial
February 2, 2017
One of the primary concerns of a defendant i n the middle of a high-profile criminal case is getting a fair trial. Because these cases are widely covered by the media, it can be difficult to find jurors who are impartial and who can base their decisions about the case only on what is presented in court. For this reason, some judges m...
What Are Some Important Factors Of Juvenile Crimes?
January 19, 2017
When minors do things that they shouldn't do, they might have to answer to those actions in the criminal justice system. As your child's legal guardian, you will likely be pulled right with them into the system. It is important for you to understand some of the intricacies of the system to help you prepare for what you are about to g...
Extradition Is A Sometimes Complicated Criminal Justice Matter
January 4, 2017
When a person commits a crime, he or she will sometimes flee the area in an attempt to avoid facing the charges for that crime. The stories about this can be seen on reality television shows quite often. A person who is wanted for murder can't be found by the jurisdiction that has the arrest warrant for murder. An update comes across...
Events Occur Quickly After You Are Charged With A Crime
December 23, 2016
Being charged with a crime isn't something that many people see coming. In many cases, the steps that do occur happen very quickly. This means that you might not have a lot of time to process what is going on. Having a basic understanding of what is going to happen before you are ever charged with a crime can help you to know what is...
Know How To Handle Different Points In A DUI Case
December 9, 2016
As the holiday season continues on, so do the festivities. These might include alcohol, which can make the party seem like a lot more fun. However, the fun might stop as soon as you opt to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after you have had a few drinks. If you have been drinking and see the flashing lights of a police vehicle behin...