Considering Doing A Crime? How A Felony Will Affect Your Life

Posted on: 10 August 2015

If you are considering breaking into someone's house, stealing a car, selling drugs, or the many other things that can put a felony on your record, you should think twice about it. Unless your criminal defense attorney can get the charges lessened down to a misdemeanor, your felony will follow you around for the rest of your life. Below are three ways it will affect you.  Employment Your choices of employment are limited.
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Can You Reduce Your Traffic Violation Fine By Going To Traffic School?

Posted on: 16 June 2015

Many motorists who have been hit with a traffic violation fee are primarily concerned with reducing the costs of their tickets. While a typical traffic violation will cost somewhere between $75 and $300, multiple violations at the same time or over a very short period of time can quickly add up and become unaffordable for many drivers.  Reducing fines One possible method of reducing fines is volunteering to go to traffic school.
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Facing A DUI Charge? What You Should Know About Potential Punishments

Posted on: 10 June 2015

When you are facing a DUI conviction, you have to make the decision of whether or not to plead guilty and accept the sentence handed down by the judge. Depending on the state in which you live, that sentence could include jail time. If you are weighing your options, here is some information you should factor into your decision. What Happens Once You Plead Guilty? When you enter your guilty plea in court, you more than likely cannot withdraw it if you change your mind.
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Two Little Known Defenses to Criminal Offenses

Posted on: 3 June 2015

If you have been charged with a crime, then your first (and maybe only) reaction may be to claim that you didn't do it. You may even take it a step further by providing an alibi (being out of town, at work, asleep at home) to deny your involvement in the crime. However, having a criminal defense lawyer will help you to come up with more defenses. Some of the defenses you may not know about include the following.
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