Should You Hire A Private DUI Attorney?

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For many people who are facing off against DUI charges, a public defender steps in to provide criminal defense. If you have the means to pay for a private DUI attorney, you might wonder if you should hire one. There are actually pros and cons you should consider before you hire an attorney or choose to go with the public defender. This is what you need to know about the benefits of a private DUI attorney versus using a public defender.

27 October 2020

Building A Parenting Plan Benefits Everybody

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There are a few things you can do to make your divorce go a bit more smoothly. While divorce is no walk in the park, working with your spouse is a great way to ensure that you can come up with a parenting plan that works for both of you. Want to learn more about building an appropriate parenting plan for court? Want to talk to your divorce attorney about establishing a plan?

23 June 2020

2 DUI Defenses That Rarely Work, But Might Work For You

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A DUI conviction has long-term ramifications and you should do everything in your power to avoid one. This includes trying every defense under the sun, including these two that can help you but don't work in many situations. The Low Carb Defense If you are on a low-carbohydrate diet, say you want to shed off some pounds, your body will resort to burning the fats your body has stored.

3 January 2020

The Process Of A DUI Case

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Were you recently arrested for drinking and driving and are now facing DUI charges? If so, you should act quickly by hiring a DUI lawyer to represent you in the case, as you will need to try to get this settled right away. If you have never faced criminal charges before, here are several different things you should expect during the process of settling a DUI charge. You will need to get bailed out of jail

28 August 2019

The Role Of Expert Witnesses In Personal Injury Cases

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If a car accident has forced you to take legal action against the driver that hit you, you might be headed to trial. Witnesses play a big role in most accident cases, particularly when fault for the accident is in dispute. There are several categories of witnesses when it comes to an accident case, but expert witnesses use their expertise to testify on your behalf in an effort to prove your damage claims.

22 May 2019

Don't Get Snagged by These Sneaky Criminal Law Issues

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When dealing with the American system of criminal law, people want to think that they can simply rely on the notion that the truth will be their shield. Anyone who has ever worked at a criminal law services firm, though, will tell you that the system is littered with shortcomings. Understanding some of the sneakier parts of the system will give you a fair chance. It's Not a Game If you have ever watched the depiction of criminal law on TV or in movies, you can get the impression that police and prosecutors are playing by the rules of a tightly refereed game.

3 January 2019

3 Important Legal Tips When Dealing With A DUI Charge

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Getting pulled over for a DUI is a scary scenario to be put in. You may think your life is over, but it doesn't have to be. If you handle this terrible situation in the following ways, you can bounce back as quickly as possible. Watch What You Say   If you plan on contesting the DUI charge later on down the road, it's important to be careful with what you say to the arresting officer.

25 June 2018

What Affects the Chances of Getting Out of a DUI Arrest?

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If you are caught driving while intoxicated, a police officer will set you up with a court date to be tried for a DUI offense. But many people don't realize that, with the proper actions, it may be possible to get away from a DUI at trial. Here are some of the things that affect your success in getting out of a DUI charge.  Your Lawyer One of the biggest effects will come from your DUI defense lawyer.

28 February 2017

A Quick Guide to Understanding When a First-Offense DUI Can Be a Felony

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If you have recently been arrested for a felony DUI, even though you have never been in that situation before, it can be both surprising and terrifying. People commonly believe that the first offense is always charged as a misdemeanor. However, there are a variety of situations where a first-time offender could be facing the much more serious charge of a felony DUI, although the specifics associated with that possibility will vary from one state to the next.

28 November 2016

Will A DUI Automatically Result In Deportation?

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Unless you are considered a citizen, being arrested and convicted of driving under the influence could have a serious impact on whether or not you are allowed to remain in the country. Even if you have already obtained a green card, you could face deportation. To help you understand the seriousness of the situation and what you can possibly do to remain in the country, here is what you need to know.

17 October 2016