Getting arrested and accused of driving under the influence can change your life in some surprising ways. Many people are unprepared for the way that the justice system has increased the minimum penalties for this offense in an effort to cut down on drunk driving fatalities. What might have led to a slap on the wrist in the past now has the power to put you in jail, take away your driving privileges and cost you thousands of dollars in fines and penalties.
11 September 2018
If you've been injured by another driver's carelessness on the road, you might be entitled to be paid money damages. Seeking medical care and getting your physical injuries treated is not only a priority for your health and well-being but is an important part of your personal injury suit. Read on to learn more about the importance of your medical expenses in your case. Don't take your medical expenses for granted
9 August 2018
If you've been arrested, you need to hire a criminal defense attorney, even if you've been charged with a misdemeanor offense. You may think that defense attorneys are only needed when you're facing felony charges, but that's not necessarily true. Misdemeanor charges can cause you just as must distress. Don't be lulled into believing that your misdemeanor charges don't require legal assistance. Here are just three of the reasons why you need a strong legal defense team, even when you're facing misdemeanor charges.
29 June 2018
While no one ever wants to be charged with a crime, sometimes you find yourself in a legal position that you did not expect to be in. Sometimes it's a loved one who has committed a crime. Either way, chances are that some form of legal counsel will be necessary. Seeking legal help is important in order to ensure that you get the fairest treatment possible no matter what you are charged with.
11 May 2018
Whatever caused you to get caught up in a criminal situation, being arrested for that activity can be a supremely unsettling experience. If you're lucky enough to have someone arrange a bail bond for your release, you might be very unsure about how to proceed and afraid of what may come. Use some of these coping skills and actions before trial. 1. Get a Support Network Above all, you must be around healthy, strong people who will support you.
15 March 2018
Driving license suspension is one of the things people fear most when facing DUI (driving under the influence) charges. The more your license is suspended, the more you will have a problem getting around, especially if your private car is your primary means of getting around. Here are some of the things that determine how long your license is suspended: The Length of Your Administrative Suspension There are two forms of DUI license suspension; administrative and court-ordered suspension.
19 December 2017
Not many people realize the seriousness of even a small traffic violation, such as speeding. Many people, for this reason, simply plead guilty and pay the ticket rather than having to think about the process of fighting it. However, even a small traffic violation is worth fighting on some basis. Here are four specific situations in which you will want to talk with a traffic violation attorney: Driving Without a Driver's License: If you are pulled over by the police and unable to present them with a driver's license, it's considered a misdemeanor or an infraction, which is a bit less serious.
8 November 2017