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. [Read More]
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. [Read More]
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. [Read More]
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. [Read More]