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.
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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]
A short paragraph could be the difference between freedom, and officers doing their jobs. While there’s growing speculation that accused person(s) shouldn’t have rights, the Constitution protects the fact that they do. There’s no shortage of terrible police brutality stories, even stories of retaliation against police.
Could something as simple as knowing your rights save... [Continue Reading]
In most car accidents, blame is pretty simple to assign. One person doesn’t follow the rules of the road and it ends with a collision. However, there are often times that the fault of an accident either can’t be deciphered or that both parties may be at fault because both contributed. That makes the issue of who gets the ticket, more problematic. The ticket typically determines... [Continue Reading]
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Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams is operating under a serious legal and ethical cloud, and by all accounts morale in the office may be at an all-time low. But criminal defense attorneys say they are not worried that the troubles at the ...
(Mar 24, 2017, The Legal Intelligencer)
Are you facing criminal charges? Is this your first time dealing with the judicial system? You don't have a minute to spare. Johnson Law Group provides accused persons with the aggressive and skilled legal criminal defense you need in order to get ...
(Mar 24, 2017, Bloomington Pantagraph)
John Courson, R-Richland, was indicted on misconduct in office charges on allegations that experienced prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys say have elements of money laundering. Legislators stressed the implications of the proposal discussed ...
(Mar 23, 2017, The State)
PORT ANGELES — Clallam County is seeking lawyers to represent alleged criminals who can't afford to hire an attorney. Commissioners on Tuesday issued a request for proposals to provide primary criminal defense for indigent defendants and others facing ...
(Mar 23, 2017, Peninsula Daily News)
Advocates, including criminal defense lawyers, say the restrictions mirror best practices and help guard against false confessions. Police and prosecutors in Oregon remain largely opposed, arguing the changes could hamstring officers and shouldn't be ...
(Mar 22, 2017, OregonLive.com)
Multiple defense tactics are available to Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, say criminal defense lawyers and former prosecutors, but the indictment charging him with bribery and extortion appears formidable if the prosecution's evidence ...
(Mar 22, 2017, Philly.com)
... Home / Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Rhode Island Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Now is the time to legalize and regulate marijuana, says new report. By Steve Ahlquist on March 22, 2017. “Regulating marijuana is ...
(Mar 22, 2017, RI Future)
Last week, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) released its report and recommendations on the use of police body cameras, a project two years in the making. The 10 main recommendations address a lot of the points we've ...
(Mar 22, 2017, Washington Post)
Longtime defense attorney Mark Stanton has been tapped as the new Cuyahoga County Public Defender, to replace the outgoing Robert Tobik. Stanton has cemented his name among the county's most high-profiled defense attorneys. He is shown here ...
(Mar 21, 2017, cleveland.com)
... orders in his racial profiling case. Goldman is a longtime associate of Arpaio's and former County Attorney Andrew Thomas. Arpaio must pay for his criminal defense out of his own pocket. He has hit up his supporters for contributions to a legal ...
(Mar 20, 2017, 12news.com)
All I can say in general terms is that it's a similar calculus that every criminal defense attorney and criminal defendant has to encounter. There's all kinds of reasons why a defendant may not testify: they are not professional witnesses, some people ...
(Mar 20, 2017, Chicago Tonight | WTTW)