Criminal Attorneys Aren't Just for Criminals

  • Resisting Arrest During A DWI Arrest

    18 April 2019

    You might think that being arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) is bad enough, but things can get worse. Your behavior and actions during the roadside stop can mean your DWI has enhanced counts and additional charges if you are not careful. Read on to find out more about keeping a cool head when stopped for suspicion of DWI. Unexpected Charges Many defendants are confounded when they end up with a resisting arrest charge.

  • What To Know About Roadside Sobriety Testing

    4 December 2018

    Roadside testing of drivers is supposed to make our roads safer, but these tests may be problematic. If you or a loved one has been arrested based on one or more field sobriety tests, you should seek legal help from a criminal law attorney. An arrest is not a conviction, and you will need expert help on your side to prove that an aspect of the stop and all tests performed were not done so properly.

  • 6 Things To Minimize Your Chances Of Getting A DUI After A Party

    14 June 2018

    The summer months are a great time for partying and enjoying pleasant weather with family and friends. However, it's important to be aware of the potential for DUIs on rides home after summer parties. It's important to make a conscious effort to avoid DUIs when you attend parties. The following are six things you can do when you're out at parties this summer to avoid problems with the cops on your way home.

  • Suing For A Misdiagnosis: What You Need To Know

    12 January 2017

    There are a number of ways that you can be personally injured. Most people tend to think of car accidents, nursing home falls or something similar when they think of personal injuries. However, personal injuries can come in many forms, including that of a medical misdiagnosis. Believe it or not, a misdiagnosis is pretty common, yet it is completely preventable. Statistics show that roughly 12 million American adults are misdiagnosed every single year, which equates to one out of every 20 patients (adults only).

  • Can a Victim Impact Statement Make a Difference in Your Criminal Case?

    10 November 2016

    A victim impact statement is a written or verbal statement made by the victim of a crime, typically during the sentencing process. Sometimes these statements serve a crucial role in a criminal proceeding, and, other times, they don't serve a purpose at all, as far as the case goes. Here's what you need to know about victim impact statements. What the Impact Statement Accomplishes for the Victim The victim impact statement is very personal.

  • Unpaid Child Or Spousal Support? Learn How A Civil Matter Can Quickly Land You In Criminal Court

    5 October 2016

    Most of the time, child and spousal support enforcement measures are civil in nature. That means that the courts generally go after your money or any assets that you have in order to fulfill your legal obligation to your children. However, there has been a lot of focus in recent years on "deadbeat parents," and the courts are beginning to use a variety of laws to pursue criminal charges against those parents that won't pay up.

  • Denied Once Too Many Times By the VA?

    5 October 2016

    Most veterans have heard some kind of horror story about dealing with Veterans Affairs before getting out of the military. There's no shortage of advice about having your paperwork in exact order, being prepared to wait, and expecting a routine denial as some sort of initiation. Things are not the same for everyone, but with strict anti-fraud policies, it's understandable that a veteran's claim may be denied on the first review because of clerical errors.