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. [Read More]

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 [Read More]

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. [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]