Is It Still Assault If You Agree To Fight Each Other?
7 June 2016
When people are angry with each other, it's not unusual for them to engage in physical combat—especially if alcohol is involved. It's a given that if one person is the aggressor and the second party only fought back to defend his or herself from attack, the aggressor would be guilty of assault. But is it still assault if both parties agree to engage in mutual combat? Here's what you should know about this issue.
Two Ways The Statute Of Limitations For Drug Crimes May Be Extended
31 March 2016
The majority of states and the federal government limit the amount of time prosecutors have to bring charges against defendants for drug crimes. Called the statute of limitations, this time frame is typically determined by whether the crime was a felony or misdemeanor. In general, once the expiration date for the crime has passed, you can't be prosecuted for it. However, there are two instances when the statute of limitations may be postponed or reset.
Avoid These 3 Mistakes In Your Criminal Case
18 December 2015
Being charged with a crime isn't something you should take lightly. There are serious implications involved with committing a crime. Depending on what you were charged with and your track record, you could find yourself spending time behind bars to pay for your crime. Having a good attorney can go a long way in reducing your sentence or getting your charges dropped. However, there are other things you can do to minimize your chances of getting yourself into trouble further.
Critical Errors To Avoid Making Right After BeingAccused Of A DUI
27 October 2015
There are some highly common mistakes to make after you first get accused of a DUI charge. If you take note of what these common mistakes are, then you can better avoid making these mistakes during the crucial points where it matters.
Fail to Write Everything Down
It's hard to remember every single detail about what happened after the fact, but these details are crucial. It's a good idea to keep a pen and paper in your car anyway, but if you can't find any, then either borrow from others or use whatever materials you have on hand such as taking notes on your phone.