The Exact Language Of The DUI/DWI Statute In Your State Can Make A Difference In How You Can Be Charged

It's probably not surprising that people make some questionable decisions when they're intoxicated. What does surprise a lot of people is that they can get arrested for driving something other than their car or truck while intoxicated. A recent situation in Wyoming shows why it pays to know the exact language of the DUI/DWI laws in your state—because what you don't know can land you behind bars. The term "vehicle" is often purposefully vague. [Read More]

Clowning Yourself Into Court

With Halloween approaching, more and more people are searching for costumes to wear to work and social parties. If you are thinking about dressing as a clown in order to scare your co-workers and friends, you may want to reconsider your costume choice. Recent panic regarding individuals wearing clown costumes has made these characters a hot topic in the public eye. Opting to dress as a clown could land you in court, and here are three crimes that lurking in a clown costume could put on your permanent record. [Read More]

DUI? Focus On Mitigating Factors Before You Go To Court

Each day, more than 3200 people are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI). If you have recently been charged with a DUI, or driving under the influence, talk to an attorney, focus on your future, and work your way past this unfortunate event. If you are willing to put some time and effort in, there are some mitigating factors that can contribute to a more favorable outcome for you. [Read More]

Faqs About Receiving Disability With A Felony Conviction

There is no guarantee that you will continue to receive Social Security disability benefits. If you become ineligible, the Social Security Administration (SSA) can deny you benefits. One situation in which your benefits could be impacted is if you become a convicted felon. If you are facing felony criminal charges or have a felony conviction and receive disability, here is what you need to know.  Does a Felony Conviction Automatically Disqualify You? [Read More]