Criminal Attorneys Aren't Just for Criminals

  • How To Avoid Hurting Your OWI Case

    15 September 2022

    If you have been arrested and charged with an OWI, you might think that your situation is hopeless. However, OWI charges are often easier to beat than you might think. Police officers make mistakes all the time and your rights might have been violated. You'll only know whether you can beat your charges after speaking with an OWI lawyer. Be Careful What You Say When you have first been pulled over by a police officer, you will not want to spend too much time talking to the officer.

  • Reasons To Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney When Facing Sexual Assault Charges

    1 July 2022

    In many instances, sex crimes are difficult to trace or prove. Suppose you are accused of a sexual offense. Guilty or innocent, you hope for the best possible outcome. Thus, hiring a criminal defense attorney to represent you in court is vital. Your criminal defense attorney will come up with the best defense based on facts and evidence to build a solid and successful case. This blog highlights three benefits of hiring a sex crime defense attorney.

  • What Are The Most Important Questions To Ask An Estate Attorney?

    24 February 2022

    Estate planning is one of the most important financial decisions you'll ever make. If you make any mistakes, you won't be able to fix them. To get it right, here's what you should ask your estate attorney. Who Will Handle My Finances After I Die? Your will is only part of your estate plan. You'll also need to make sure someone handles your finances after you die. This is called your executor.

  • When And Why Do You Need Divorce Attorney Services?

    18 November 2021

    Divorce attorneys are also known as family law attorneys. They provide legal services to people that are ending their marriage. Their primary roles during a divorce process include filing documents for financial assets and other assets, filing child custody cases, and providing legal representation during hearings. When Do You Need a Divorce Attorney Services? You need divorce attorney services if you are filing either contested or uncontested divorce. An uncontested divorce occurs when the two parties agree about the terms of their divorce, such as custody arrangements, division of property, etc.

  • What to Know About Criminal Discovery Techniques

    16 July 2021

    The road to innocence can be long, but putting up a proper defense is always well worth it. You might not be aware of certain legal maneuvers going on behind the scenes, but some of them are extremely important nevertheless. One major maneuver that can add months to the legal process is discovery. For a better understanding of how this pre-trial practice affects your case, read on to learn more.

  • How Does Evidence Get Into A Criminal Case?

    25 March 2021

    If a case is headed for trial under criminal law, one of the central issues is whether the prosecution will or won't be able to use certain pieces of evidence. A criminal law attorney will make an effort to keep the worst evidence from showing up at trial. If you're wondering how that might work in a case, here's how these things tend to go. Discovery Once it becomes clear that a case is heading to trial, the judge will order discovery.

  • Using Police Misconduct as a Sex Crimes Defense

    11 November 2020

    For many people accused of sex crimes, it feels as if the writing is on the wall. Many people worry that they will not be able to fight the charges against them effectively, and they are concerned that they will not be able to demonstrate their innocence. Allegations of police misconduct may be the best way you can defend yourself. In some cases, police misconduct sheds light on your innocence and the role of the police in a poor investigation of a sex crime.

  • When Is The Right Time To Hire A Criminal Defense Lawyer?

    24 July 2020

    If you find yourself facing criminal charges you might wander when the right time to hire a criminal defense lawyer will be. It's a good question. It's also one that many people, from all social and economic groups find themselves asking at some point in their lives. If you're asking that question, the time is now. Here's why. Avoid Accidental Self-Incrimination Even if you are completely innocent of the crime in question, the law is vast.

  • What You Need to Know About DWI Case Subpoenas

    27 March 2020

    Whether you have a friend charged with a DWI or are fighting charges of domestic assault, you may receive a subpoena requiring you to come to court to testify or provide evidence. Some people think they can get away with refusing to testify or by ignoring the subpoena, but is that advisable? Read on to learn more about subpoenas. First Things First: What Is a Subpoena? A subpoena is an order from the court that requires you to come in and testify in court.

  • The Difference Between A Criminal Lawyer And A Public Defender

    4 November 2019

    When facing a criminal charge, you have the legal right to have an attorney assisting you with your case, and there are two main ways to get one. You can either hire one yourself and pay for it out of your pocket, or you could ask the court for one. One appointed by the court is referred to as a public defender. While a public defender and private attorney have things in common, they also have some differences, and here are several things to understand about these two things.