In over twenty years of professional practice, I have seen many people try to save money by employing DIY or do-it-yourself representation.
In North Carolina, you have an absolute right to serve as... more
Here are some of the common defenses that can be used to defend against criminal charges.
To convict a criminal defendant, the prosecutor must prove the defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.... more
Most criminal defense lawyers, unlike civil lawyers, don't charge for an initial consultation. Criminal lawyers tend to quote legal fees on a flat fee basis, so their time is reflected in the total... more
Our criminal justice system is complex, both conceptually and procedurally. To ensure the fairness of the proceedings, each court system has its own rules of criminal procedure that... more
How does a criminal defense attorney set fees? That varies for each attorney based on several factors: the attorney's experience, is the attorney in need of clients, what is the attorney's overhead,... more
Results from a criminal conviction are extraordinary and more devastating than paying a fine, community service, losing your license, or serving time. Hiring an attorney is a critical decision and... more
Taken from my website: www.thepdxlawyer.com
Washington law allows for the use of force under certain circumstances. RCW 9A.16.020 outlines the circumstances under which a person can legally use... more
There is a mental checklist that you must go through when deciding which lawyer to hire to defend you against criminal charges. In the end the decision is instinctual but your instincts will serve... more