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- How to Choose a Defense Attorney
Just like you wouldn’t visit a podiatrist to treat an ear infection, you shouldn’t go to a tax attorney if you want to sue the driver who rear-ended your car. There are many areas of law and a lot of different types of lawyers who deal with them. When your freedom is on the line, it’s important to seek the correct representation.
- How Do Hot Check Laws Work?
Hot checks cost the local and national economy millions of dollars in lost funds that were due for goods and services from individuals and businesses. In response to this epidemic, states across the country have enacted strict hot check laws that are meant to punish the individual who writes worthless checks.
- Beware of Police Body Cameras
Following the shooting of a civilian by a police officer and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Missouri last year, many police departments are instituting the use of body cameras by patrol officers across the United States.
- Less Harsh Sentencing
With the Presidential election just around the corner, candidates find themselves having to address the current problems in our nation’s criminal justice system.
- Marital Exceptions in Criminal Cases
Marriage is considered a sacred bond by many and when spouses are loyal to each other, their privacy is often respected.
- Can You Sue a Spouse for Theft?
During the course of a marriage, one spouse may steal an asset that the other spouse considers to be his or her own property. Whether the victimized spouse can sue the other spouse for theft depends on a number of factors. State law largely determines this issue.
- Can I Get a Hardship License after a DUI
DUI laws are determined on the state level. Some states allow drivers who have been convicted of a DUI to get limited driving privileges, which is often referred to as a hardship license. However, there may be several criteria that the individual may have to meet in order to obtain such a license.
- Stop And Frisk Laws
According to the United States Constitution, every American citizen has the right to be protected against unreasonable searches and seizures.
- How Are People Charged as an Accomplice?
Accomplice liability arises when a person helps another commit a crime with the intent of providing such assistance.
- Fleeing and Eluding Offenses in Florida
In the State of Florida, fleeing and eluding a police officer is a felony offense that carries some harsh penalties, including a mandatory adjudication of guilt and a mandatory driver's license suspension, which can range from one to five years. This article outlines the proscribed conduct, the varying degrees of this particular offense, and its associated penalties.