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- How a Drug Possession Attorney Defends Clients
When accused of possessing marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, “molly,” or other illegal drugs or narcotics, the prosecutors have the burden of proving specific elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt.
- Drug Trafficking: Not All Charges Are Equal
There are often completely different outcomes in similar criminal cases depending on the statute an individual is charged with. Prosecution must be accurate and precise in their charging decisions. Charging someone with the wrong crime can result in charges being dropped; cases are lost all the time due to technicalities.
- How Can a Felony Conviction Affect My Career?
If you are facing a felony conviction, the lasting effects on your career can endure for much longer than any time that you receive. Being convicted of a felony can have some of the following severe ramifications on your career.
- Drug Conspiracy Law in Florida – Hampton v. State
A conspiracy is defined in law as an agreement between two or more individuals to commit a crime. Although this may seem like a pretty straightforward definition, as with most criminal law, it is up to interpretation. Here we discuss Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeals interpretation of a conspiracy charge, and how it applies to those accused of drug trafficking. In Hampton v. State, Albert Hampton appeals a guilty verdict of conspiracy to traffic cocaine.
- Can You be Stopped for a Law that Does Not Exist?
The Supreme Court recently decided you can be stopped for breaking a law that does not exist.
- My Kid Got Arrested, What Now? The Pennsylvania Criminal Process For Parents
Designed to provide parents with general information about the Pennsylvania criminal process in the event that their child has been charged with a crime.
- DWI and DUI Charges in Tarrant County, Texas
In Tarrant County, Texas, if you are charged with Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influence, consequences may be severe, and are not limited to arrest, DL suspension, and high State Surcharges. A local DWI criminal defense attorney may be able to help you avoid serious penalties associated with such charges, by pleading your case for a deal or by taking your case to trial at the Tarrant County Justice Court.
- Male Nurses Accused of Committing Elder Abuse Faces Trial and Potentially Six Years in Prison
Two male nurses accused of committing elder abuse faces up to six years in prison if convicted at trial.
- 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.