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]

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. [Read More]