When you hire a defence lawyer to represent you after receiving a criminal charge, you have effectively armed yourself for the ensuing battle ahead of you. Proving your innocence is the job of your defence lawyer and any lawyer worth their salt will always have a plan. Although defence lawyers often follow the same defence strategies, a lot of the skill is in the delivery and the preparation.... [Continue Reading]
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While it is hoped that these questions will be helpful to anyone who needs the advice, this is not to be confused with actual, real, legal advice.
Will my divorce case go through the courts?
Thinking about going through a court process can seem like a lot when it comes to couples who are going through divorce. If everything is resolved amicably, then the court... [Continue Reading]
Do not be fooled by the term ‘estate planning’. You do not need to be wealthy to have an estate plan. In fact, if you have any assets at all and you wish to control what happens to them when you pass on, you will need an estate plan. Here is some detailed information to help you decide if an estate plan is right for you:
What is an estate?
An estate is made up of everything you... [Continue Reading]
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There are very strict laws against driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages. Still, people have confidence in themselves or make poor choices after drinking these beverages and end up getting caught while driving impaired. This means a Driving While Intoxicated charge, or a DWI. This charge can have a very serious impact on your life. It can result in the... [Continue Reading]
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There have been many stories over the past few years regarding financial advisors who scammed their clients. If you feel as though you were a victim, you may want to contact an Investment Fraud Attorney Los Angeles, as they are able to take on these cases to help you win back some of the money you lost. And if you are confused about whether or not you are being... [Continue Reading]
Being accused of a crime can impact the rest of your life, especially if you are found guilty. A criminal record can stop you from attaining goals set for your career and the standing you have in your community. There are only a few defenses that you can use when you stand trial for a criminal act. Choosing the right one is imperative to getting your life -- and your reputation -- back.
It is... [Continue Reading]
With a new administration in full swing, many of the old industry standards, rules, and regulations are getting a second look. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the EPA and FDA. What that will do to the seafood industry remains to be seen.
Statistics show that in nearly 74% of the instances researched at sushi restaurants, consumers being offered anything from sea urchin to crab were... [Continue Reading]
If you have been arrested for a DUI, chances are you are undoubtedly stressed, worried, and trying to figure out what your next and best move should be. The first few days after your arrest are critical, and you must take the proper steps in order to ensure the best outcome. Every case has its own specific circumstances and complexities but there are a few things that you should try to avoid... [Continue Reading]
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“Whether or not a criminal defense attorney may represent two defendants, each of whom has an adverse interest to each other.” • “Whether a criminal defense attorney may represent two criminal clients when there is a significant risk that the ...
(Jul 22, 2017, Pauls Valley Daily Democrat)
After state officials earlier this month greeted with praise a new law that streamlines the process for prosecuting misdemeanor cases of driving under the influence, criminal defense attorneys were advocating for more sweeping changes that would ...
(Jul 21, 2017, Delaware Law Weekly)
The reality is that Quinn had absolutely no experience as a criminal defense lawyer, appears to have been poorly prepared, despised his two clients, called no expert witnesses in their defense, and assured the magistrates that his clients would publish ...
(Jul 21, 2017, New York Law Journal (registration))
Richard Strafer, a brilliant, behind-the-scenes appellate lawyer at the marquee criminal-defense firm in Miami, has been a fanatical runner and bicyclist for years. He competed in two World Championship Duathlons, finishing eighth in his age group in ...
(Jul 21, 2017, Miami Herald)
“He was found not guilty and that occurred long before the crime for which he is being punished,” Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer Steven Cron told HuffPost. “When you're found not guilty, that's the end of that discussion.” Simpson was acquitted in ...
(Jul 20, 2017, HuffPost)
Sex offender registry notifies neighbors of criminal conviction - News ...
(Jul 20, 2017, StarNewsOnline.com)
They're Doing *What*? On Testifying Before Congress During a ...
(Jul 20, 2017, Above the Law)
And F. Lee Bailey, the famed criminal defense attorney, is flat broke. On Thursday, O.J. Simpson — the NFL icon who brought them together more than two decades ago — will be in court for a parole hearing on a Nevada robbery conviction. But of all the ...
(Jul 20, 2017, Washington Post)
The New Mexico SAFE coalition involves about 30 groups that include the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the League of Women Voters, Native American Voters Alliance and the New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops. SAFE is an ...
(Jul 19, 2017, U.S. News & World Report)
Working solo, Blatt will focus on civil litigation and criminal defense – the latter, the former prosecutor admitted, will be a bit of a shift. “There will be some smiles and snickers walking in [court] with officers I've worked so closely with but ...
(Jul 19, 2017, Cody Enterprise)
The county currently funds its own criminal defense services, including court appointed attorneys, but the additional support services being required by the state were not anticipated county costs due to the requirement of state reimbursement. The ...
(Jul 19, 2017, The Oakland Press)