Managing Your Court Case

Online Witness Intimidation Can Compound Legal Woes

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Online Witness Intimidation Can Compound Legal Woes

If your best friend, spouse, or another close relative is in trouble with the law, it’s probably only natural to feel a little angry at anyone you think may have contributed to his or her arrest. However, it’s best to keep that anger in check, or you might also end up sitting in a jail cell. Prosecutors are highly sensitive to the issue of witness intimidation—and it doesn’t take much to cross the line between venting your frustration and committing a crime, especially online. Before you get online to vent, you need to...

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Three Things You Need To Know About Social Media And Criminal Acts

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Things You Need To Know About Social Media And Criminal Acts

There’s a growing trend in the U.S. for people to post everything they do online. Cell phones with cameras are so common that most people don’t even hesitate to pull one out to grab a quick shot for a Facebook post. You may even routinely do it yourself, documenting everything from your morning coffee to your trip to the club on Friday night. However, the wrong post could end up costing you in court. This is what you need to know. 1.) Someone will probably turn you in if you’re doing something illegal. While you might trust...

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Long Term Effects An Uncontested DUI Could Have On Your Career

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Long Term Effects An Uncontested DUI Could Have On Your Career

If you have recently been charged with a DUI, this can immediately throw your life into a tailspin. DUI might also have long term effects on your lifestyle, one of which might be your career. It is important that you take DUI offenses seriously and partner with a DUI attorney to fight or plead down your charges. Here are four things that an uncontested DUI might cost you when it comes to your career and future goals. 1. Educational Pursuits for Future Career Goals If you end up being convicted of a DUI offense, don’t forget that you may...

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Answering Two Questions Concerning Facing Drunk Driving Charges

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Answering Two Questions Concerning Facing Drunk Driving Charges

Being charged with a crime can be a stressful problem for a person to go through, and driving under the influence can be a fairly common criminal charge for people to face. Unfortunately, individuals that are charged with this crime may be unsure of what they should expect or how they should proceed. If you have found yourself in this situation, you might need to have a couple of basic questions answered about these criminal charges. What Happens If You Are Convicted Of Driving Under The Influence? Being convicted of driving under the...

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It Could Always Be Worse: Factors That May Increase Penalties For Driving Under The Influence

Posted by on May 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on It Could Always Be Worse: Factors That May Increase Penalties For Driving Under The Influence

If you find yourself facing DUI charges, it can be a frightening situation. Talk with an attorney to reduce some of your stress and to get a fairly accurate picture of what to expect when you appear in court. There are some factors that can make the charges and subsequent penalties more severe, and you will want to be aware of them. Be up-front with an attorney — like Boehmer Law — to ensure you get a realistic idea of the mandatory minimum penalties in your state so you can best prepare your defense. The following...

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How Selling Homemade Cosmetics Can Get You Into Trouble With The Law

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Selling Homemade Cosmetics Can Get You Into Trouble With The Law

The U.S. cosmetics industry is expected to generate revenue of $62.46 billion for the year 2016. If you have a knack for making people look beautiful, you may decide to get a share of this lucrative industry by making and distributing cosmetic products from home. It can be profitable, but it can also get you into trouble with the law, especially if you do any of these things: Use Injurious Substances The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prohibit the use of poisonous or harmful substances, such as chloroform, in cosmetic products....

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Advantages Of Hiring A Criminal Attorney To Represent You If You Have Been Accused Of A Drug-Related Crime

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Advantages Of Hiring A Criminal Attorney To Represent You If You Have Been Accused Of A Drug-Related Crime

If you have recently been charged with a drug offense, you may be uncertain whether or not you really need a strong legal defense. Sometimes, a person who is charged with the possession of a popular drug, such as marijuana, may feel that the courts will only view the incident as minor. However, drug charges of all types can result in hefty fines and lengthy jail sentences. Criminal charges that involve drugs may include the production, possession, trafficking or distribution of the illegal substances. A criminal lawyer is needed to help...

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When Are You Entitled To A Criminal Defense Attorney?

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When Are You Entitled To A Criminal Defense Attorney?

Everyone has heard cops reading people their rights on TV and telling them that they have the right to an attorney. But do you always have a right to an attorney, and are there limits on that right? Here’s what you need to know. You Can’t Be Forced to Go Without a Lawyer The right to an attorney means that you can’t be forced to represent yourself in a criminal trial. You always have the right to hire an attorney. In fact, judges are very cautious when you ask to represent yourself. They ask you multiple questions to ensure...

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What If You Don’t Want To Testify In An Upcoming Trial? What You Should Know

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What If You Don’t Want To Testify In An Upcoming Trial? What You Should Know

Most people are aware that they have a right to refuse to incriminate themselves, but what about a right to refuse to incriminate someone else? For the most part, refusing to testify in a court of law isn’t really an option. If you’ve received a subpoena to testify in an upcoming criminal case, this is what you should know. When you’re the victim… There’s a lot of confusion about the crime victim’s role in a criminal case. You may even hear someone say that the victim of an assault, for example,...

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Driving Under The Influence And Death Of Passengers: What To Expect In Court With Your DUI Attorney’s Help

Posted by on Apr 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Driving Under The Influence And Death Of Passengers: What To Expect In Court With Your DUI Attorney’s Help

There are numerous sad stories out there of people who chose to drink and drive. When it is discovered that the passengers in these cars were also too inebriated to drive but died in a crash anyway, it becomes a criminal offense for the driver, one which borders on homicide. If this sounds like your own case, it is very likely that you never meant to harm the people that were riding with you. With your DUI attorney’s help, you may be able to persuade the courts to give you a lighter sentence. Here is what to expect in court with your...

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