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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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7 Reasons You Should Bond Yourself Out Of Jail

7 October 2015
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If you are wondering whether you should just stay in jail until your trial, there are seven reasons why it may be a better idea to bond or bail yourself out as soon as you can. 1. Even if you could get credit for time served, it might be a waste. Jail overcrowding may be a factor that could cause the prosecutor to ask for a different punishment like fines or probation or they may even drop the charges, so your prolonged stay in there could be in vain. Read More …

Rent-To-Own Companies And Theft By Deception: Understand Your Risk!

5 October 2015
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Have you defaulted on the payments of a rent-to-own contract or an in-store credit purchase? If so, you can end up being charged with "theft by deception" unless you take steps to return the items to the store. What is theft by deception? Theft by deception occurs when you use trickery or misrepresentation in order to gain access to someone else's property and deprive them of it. The crime can either be a misdemeanor or a felony, usually depending on state laws and the value of the items involved. Read More …

Three Mistakes You Should Avoid When Writing Your Will

5 October 2015
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You may have decided to write a last will and testament in an effort to distribute your assets and provide for your family after you've passed away. You may think it's a simple process, but mistakes can cause legal problems and family disputes. Here are three mistakes to make sure you avoid when you write your will. Naming a Family Member as Executor Your first instinct may be to name your spouse or eldest child as the executor to your estate, but that could be a mistake. Read More …