What happens when a night of enjoyment that involves drinks out with your friends turns out to be a nightmarish experience for you? If you are not careful, you could be caught in a case that accuses you of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The severity levels of this case depend on… Continue reading Factors To Consider While Choosing A DUI Lawyer
If you are facing DUI charges at the moment, you might be wondering whether or not you should plead guilty. Although pleading guilty will cut down on time and get the case closed sooner, it does entail a list of penalties and consequences. This can include hefty fines, community service, rehabilitation, probation, drug testing, suspended… Continue reading Can I Fight My DUI Charge?
A criminal defense attorney is there to represent those accused of committing crimes. These can be misdemeanors or felonies. While the punishment ranges from a simple fine to life in prison or a death sentence, these specialized lawyers play a part in the process. In fact, the U.S. Constitution requires their presence within the courtroom,… Continue reading What Exactly Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Do?
All there is to do when you have done something illegal is to hire a criminal attorney. This act is the ultimate act and there is nothing more you can do. Many people who have not committed any crime think that since they are innocent they would be let free with just their explanation. However,… Continue reading An Effective Defense Can Only Be Provided By A Trained Attorney
A criminal defence attorney is one whom you will hire when you are involved in a criminal case of any sort, irrespective of the intensity level of the incident. He represents your case in the court, analyses your case with the help of his resources, conducts a thorough investigation, examines cross-witnesses presented by the prosecution… Continue reading Duties Of A Criminal Defence Attorney
On being accused of criminal charges, you would be taken to court and allowed to present your defenses if you choose to. The State needs to prove beyond doubt that you are indeed guilty in order to get a conviction. You have a number of defenses you can choose depending on your situation. You can… Continue reading The Different Defenses You Can Choose To Present
Prevalence This can be difficult to determine; it is believed sexual abuse of people with LD is under-reported due (a) lack of awareness that abuse has taken place; (b) a lack of understanding by victims that they have been victimised; (c) the fear of retaliation, fear of loss of services, fear of further abuse by… Continue reading Prevalence of Sexual Abuse in Those With Learning Difficulties
Recent changes to Oregon’s expungement statute (ORS 137.225) expand the list of crimes that can be expunged while shortening the waiting periods for those eligible for expungement. For example, convictions for contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor, rape III, sexual abuse III and sodomy III may be expunged if the person seeking expungement… Continue reading Recent Changes to Oregon’s Expungement Law Allow More People to Make a Fresh Start
There are a few things everyone knows about fingerprints, like that criminals sometimes burn them off to avoid being identified during fingerprinting, or that everyone has a unique pattern. But these six facts about prints aren’t known by most. Some People Don’t Have Them There are three genetic conditions that can prevent the formation of… Continue reading Six Uncommon Facts About Fingerprinting