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When You Are Accused of Driving Drunk

Drunk driving is a very serious problem in our society, but occasionally law enforcement goes overboard as it seeks to round up people who have broken the law by driving while intoxicated. If you believe you have been falsely accused of drunk driving, you can do a lot to protect your freedom. My name is Michelle, and I work as a defense attorney. Here in my blog I am going to give you the reasons why you may be falsely accused of drunk driving and teach you exactly what to do if you find yourself in this very difficult situation.

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3 Tips To Help You Get Through Your Criminal Case

16 October 2015
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Even though you try to do the right thing, there comes a time when things happen and you end up making the wrong choice. That wrong choice could prove extremely devastating to your future. Finding yourself in the middle of a criminal case can be frustrating, overwhelming and confusing. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to help move your case along in the right direction and prevent making things worse for yourself. Read More …

Worried About Cultural Sensitivity And Misrepresentation? What You Should Know About Criminal Lawyers And Their Training

14 October 2015
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Given the nature of their careers, criminal lawyers are required to learn, know and understand as much as possible about other cultures. At the very least, lawyers have to know and understand enough about the cultures in their communities, cities and counties in which they practice. They learn through cultural sensitivity training, and here is what they are required to know. Not All People of One Race Are the Same Read More …

U.S. Criminal Sentencing: 4 Of The Nation’s Longest Sentences

14 October 2015
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In August 2015, James Holmes, the shooter in the Aurora, Colorado movie theater, was sentenced to 12 life terms and more than 3,000 years in prison. To some, this may seem extremely lenient since he didn't get the death penalty after killing and injuring so many people. To others, however, it may be seen as far too much since he'll never be able to serve that large amount of years. Regardless of your stance, there are actually three prison sentences that have been handed down to alleged criminals that are longer than his. Read More …

How Sexting May Get Your Teen Into Trouble

13 October 2015
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Many teenagers love sexting, which is the sending and receiving of nude or sexually suggestive photographs. Unfortunately, this "innocent" habit isn't as harmless as most of these teens would have you believe. There are both legal and nonlegal consequences related to sexting. Here are four examples: Break Specific Texting Laws Some states have enacted specific laws that deal with sexting. In such states, it may not be illegal to receive explicit images because lawmakers understand that your child can't prohibit someone from sending such images to you. Read More …

FAQs Of Handling A Lien After An Insurance Settlement

12 October 2015
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Negotiating with an insurance company to pay for injuries and damages suffered in an accident is only part of your case. The final step is receiving the compensation you are owed. Receiving your compensation could be hindered by a lien. If you have been notified that a lien has been filed against your settlement, here is what you need to know.  Who Has Filed a Lien? If your health care provider filed a claim with your insurer for treating your injuries from the accident, there is a good chance the lien is from your insurer. Read More …