Charged With Assault: What To Do Next

Finding yourself behind bars for assault is a serious issue. What you do from here on out will affect how your case proceeds and the final outcome. Make the right moves by reading below. Ask for a Lawyer It can be a shock to be arrested and many defendants are too confused to know what to do when that happens. However, speaking to law enforcement is a bad idea. You are entitled to legal representation and having a lawyer with you during questioning will mean you won't incriminate yourself, which is extremely damaging. [Read More]

Common Defenses Used For "Possession Of Marijuana With Intent To Sell" Charges

While many states have decriminalized being in possession of marijuana, there are still laws that restrict who can sell marijuana and how much marijuana an individual can have in their possession at any given time. If you have been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, a marijuana attorney can be hired to help you fight the charges you are facing. Here are a few of the most common defenses that a marijuana attorney can raise to help you fight the " [Read More]

Criminal-Related Issues To Seek Guidance From A Lawyer For

Criminal charges and convictions can turn your life around drastically. For example, a criminal charge can ruin your career and limit your child custody rights. That is why you should do everything possible to fight for your freedom before the charges wreak havoc on your life.  A criminal defense lawyer will help you navigate this complex and emotional process. In addition, the legal practitioner will help you get a fair judgment if you're facing any of the following issues. [Read More]

Lawyer Dog, Or Why You Must Be Clear In Asserting Your Rights To The Police

In 2017, the Louisiana State Supreme Court heard an appeals case regarding the importance of unambiguously asserting your rights during a police interrogation. The case hinged on whether a criminal defendant had said "lawyer, dawg" or "lawyer dog." According to the trial transcript, the defendant had told the police, "I know that I didn't do it, so why don't you just give me a lawyer dog 'cause this is not what's up. [Read More]