Dress To Impress In The Courtroom
29 March 2017
It pays to take a few extra steps when preparing for your criminal courtroom appearance. Many people fail to recognize just how important first impressions can be. Your wardrobe choices can either show that you are a respectful, law-abiding member of society, or a disrespectful criminal. The judge, and the jury if your case calls for one, make tiny, almost unconscious decisions about you based on your appearance, so read on to learn more about making good choices when you get dressed for your court appearances.
3 Examples of Pre-trial Motions a DUI Attorney Can Help You With
28 March 2017
Do you know that the actual trial isn't the only time a driving under the influence (DUI) attorney can help you? An attorney can help you with a plea bargain, see to it that your rights are observed, and even instigate pretrial motions on your behalf. Here are three examples of pretrial motions your DUI attorney may deem appropriate:
Motion to Suppress
A motion to suppress seeks to exclude evidence that was illegally obtained by the authorities.
3 Things to Remember for Criminal Defense
28 March 2017
Hiring a criminal defense lawyer can be one of the most difficult things that you will do, but if you're charged with a crime, it is also one of the most important things that you'll ever do. The level of lawyer that you hire will also dictate the success that you have and will make sure that you get the fairest shot in a court of law. In this respect, read below and use these tips so that you can hire the help of a criminal defense lawyer who can help you.
Can You Claim Self-Defense?
24 March 2017
Arguing self-defense in a crime of violence is not uncommon. However, proving that force was needed in an incident can sometimes be challenging. If you plan to argue self-defense, here is what you need to know.
What Do You Have to Prove?
To claim self-defense, you need to prove that the other person involved was the aggressor and that you believed physical action was necessary to stop a threat from him or her.