There are various levels of sexual assault charges that an individual can face in Canada. These all depend on the circumstances involved in the alleged incident.
These charges are defined by the Criminal Code of Canada in sections 271 and 272, which indicates the types of charges as well as the different levels of penalties a convicted individual can face. They include sexual assault, sexual... [Continue Reading]
Filing for a patent for your invention is a big step. You need to know that it is the right step to take for your purposes, since filing for a patent can be time-consuming and costly. If you are new to the world of patents, this guide takes you through the first steps when filing for a patent in the UK.
You have an idea. You develop a new product or new technique. First of... [Continue Reading]
If you or a loved one are involved in a criminal case of any sort, you’re going to find that you need some help sorting through the rubble that comes with the whole thing. Do you know what you need in order to get through your case? Do you understand any, or all, of the legal issues that may come along as you’re working out that information? How can you make sure it goes your... [Continue Reading]
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]
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The large investments are needed because Michigan hasn't done enough to provide the constitutionally mandated criminal defense to which citizens are entitled, Thomas Boyd, a judge in Mason's 55th District Court and member of the Indigent Defense ...
(Nov 20, 2017, Lansing State Journal)
Collins said he hopes the law persuades criminal defense attorneys to consider the full impact of plea bargains before taking that route with a client. Poor defendants agree to plea deals because they can't afford to hire a lawyer to represent them in ...
(Nov 19, 2017, Newsday)
After a few years in private practice in Dallas, Poole returned to Wichita County in 1985 and practiced criminal defense for over two decades. From 2008 to 2015, he served as the first assistant district attorney for Cooke County. Most recently, Poole ...
(Nov 18, 2017, Times Record News)
Schindler wrote that he never met a criminal defense attorney "more committed to providing his client zealous advocacy in the face of seemingly impossible odds and an antagonistic federal judge.'' Mumford sometimes didn't sleep to prepare for trial ...
(Nov 17, 2017, OregonLive.com)
"A lot of judges are ruling for the prosecutors that it is not admissible," said defense lawyer Mark Lassiter, who also heads the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He believes that jurors should be able to hear the evidence and decide for ...
(Nov 17, 2017, Dallas News)
“If there was some legitimate evidence that was tampered with, that in itself could be evidence of criminal activity,” said Peter Elikann, a criminal defense attorney and former chairman of the Massachusetts Bar Association's criminal justice section ...
(Nov 16, 2017, Boston Herald)
Criminal Defense Attorney Anthony Iacullo joined Anchor Mary Alice Williams and Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron to discuss some of the specifics of what happened in court Thursday and what we can expect to see going forward. Williams: Did ...
(Nov 16, 2017, NJTV News)
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez's criminal trial on bribery and other charges ended in a mistrial Thursday when jurors were deadlocked for the second time in four days, unable to reach a verdict. The senator and his co-defendant, a wealthy Florida doctor, ...
(Nov 16, 2017, NBCNews.com)
PHOENIX, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Maricopa County New Personal Injury & Criminal Defense Law Firm in Phoenix Arizona and Surrounding Areas. A new law firm is opening its doors in Phoenix, Arizona. Kester Law Group with three offices for ...
(Nov 16, 2017, Markets Insider)
So why would Matos, now facing four murder charges, testify at his trial Wednesday? There are a few possibilities, according to seasoned criminal defense lawyers across Tampa Bay. Matos described the killings as an act of self-defense, saying he feared ...
(Nov 16, 2017, Tampabay.com)
Steven Benjamin, past president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, said Cooper's plea is very similar to an Alford plea. Under an Alford plea, a defendant pleads guilty but continues to maintain his innocence despite acknowledging ...
(Nov 15, 2017, Richmond.com)