Myth #1: Apologize to the police and they will go easy on you. You should always treat officers with respect and courtesy. For the obvious reasons, and also because they can make your life very hard
Bail him out? Leave him in? Wait for Court? it’s probably one of the most common questions I hear when i first speak to families that are faced with a loved one in custody. Their initial response
Don't make assumptions or predictions based on what uncle Joey told you about your DUI. It never fails. About once a month, i hear the same thing. Somebody’s cousin/uncle/mechanic told them that th
Meet with Attorney and gauge comfort level 1) Comfort Level with the Attorney. Meeting with the attorney and speaking with him/her is key. Don’t be sucked in by speaking to a “senior partner” or an
If you drove after drinking, you already make one mistake, don't turn the night into one of mistakes. Here are a couple of things to remember that may help you.
Don't let time pass! Judges will consider how much time passed between your court date and when you finally show up as a key indicator of your responsibility. If you missed your court date yesterday
Do not contact the alleged victim yourself. First mistake by most people is trying to call the person and talk to them about "dropping the charges." First of all, its not their call anymore. Its up
Choose an Attorney with experience in "office hearings" Office hearings are not court hearings in front of a judge. They are informal meetings with a city prosecutor where they determine whether to
As if finding a good attorney wasn't difficult enough already, with the advent of internet advertising, the consumer now has to deal with one more obstacle: fake reviews. Unscrupulous attorneys are paying companies to write them reviews. Not only is it bad business, its downright...
The Drug Detective has no power to get rid of your case! No detective has the authority to sweep an arrest under the rug or tell the DA what to file. Detectives gather information on arrested indivi