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Constitutional law focuses on examining and interpreting the US Constitution, and seeing how the rights it grants relate to various laws and court decisions.
Expungement could help you avoid having to disclose your criminal history. However, laws on expungement vary widely from state to state.
Representing yourself in court can be risky. Learn what to expect before you try to defend yourself.
The criminal trial process can be a costly one, both financially and emotionally. Learn what to expect from the arrest to the appeal phase.
Depending on the severity of charges, you may need a criminal defense lawyer's assistance. Discover your options for presenting your defense.
The police officers training based on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) requirements and the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) divides the impaired driving arrest into three different phases:
(1) Vehicle in Motion is the first thing police offi...
The criminal appellate process is essential in ensuring due process; however, the process is commonly misunderstood, and not everyone wants or needs an appeal. The following is a general outline of the criminal appellate process in the State of Florida.
What is an appeal?
Grandparents have become discouraged from protecting their grandchildren in court due to several recent cases. They should not give up. Grandparents and other relatives can and do successfully petition for child custody under certain circumstances when it is in the child's best interests.
After retaining a lawyer, you’re not done! To succeed in your case you must take an active role in your defense to assist your attorney defend you. You must be informed to ensure that your lawyer is doing thorough discovery, investigation & preparation to provide you with an effective defense.
In California State Courts and in Federal Courts, a person accused of a crime has statutory and Constitutional rights regarding bail. A lawyer should advise the person accused or her or his family members as to how best to secure release from jail.
In general, there are four way...
Upon your arrest for DUI in Washington state, there are typically two actions brought against you: 1. an administrative action brought by the Department of Licensing (DOL) seeking to take away your driving privilege, and 2. a criminal action for DUI brought by the state, city, or federal government.
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