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- Criminal Defense Attorney: Choosing the Best Professional
Are you looking for the best criminal defense attorney? Here’s an overview of the most essential aspects to consider when looking for the best attorney.
- Do I Have a Criminal Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer
While many criminal defendants decide to plead guilty early in the process in order to save time or to get a deal with the prosecutor, there are many times when it is reasonable to consult with a criminal defense lawyer. If one of the following applies to you, consider speaking with a criminal defense lawyer.
- What Happens After a Felony Conviction
A felony charge is pursued by a prosecutor when a serious crime is committed. A federal felony is category of crime that involves breaking a law at the national rather than local level. Both types of felonies carry similar punishment.
- Pretrial Dispositions of Criminal Cases
The vast majority of criminal cases never go to trial. These cases are either disposed of by a plea bargain or dismissed outright. This article explains two common ways by which criminal cases are disposed of in a plea bargain that may also result in a dismissal upon completion.
- Civil Consequences of a DWI
A few weeks ago, we discussed the criminal consequences of a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge in Texas. This article covers some of the civil (i.e. non-criminal) consequences that you might face as a result of a DWI charge.
- Non-Disclosure of Criminal Records
Like expunctions, orders of non-disclosure can prevent the disclosure, from the general public, of the existence of a criminal record.
- Domestic Violence Offenses in the Tampa Bay Area
In Florida, domestic violence is defined as any assault, battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member.
- Expunctions in Texas
A criminal record can have far-reaching consequences, even if the criminal charges do not result in a conviction. Fortunately, Texas law provides an opportunity for expunction to people who were arrested but their cases were dismissed or they were found not guilty after trial. However, you will not be eligible for an expunction if you were placed on probation, deferred adjudication, or you finished your case by doing jail time.
- Burglary Offenses in the Tampa Bay Area
Simply put, burglary involves entering a house, structure, business, or vehicle without the consent of the owner and with the intent to commit a criminal offense once inside. Burglary is an invasive property crime that can have some very serious, life altering consequences for the accused person.
- When Should I Fight a Traffic Ticket in Court
When you get a traffic ticket, consider the following issues before deciding whether to fight the ticket: