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.
Two Things You Should Know About Sentencing For Vehicular Homicide
25 May 2016
If you get into an accident while under the influence of alcohol and someone dies as a result, it's almost certain you'll be charged with vehicular homicide and sentenced to serve jail time if you're convicted. The length of your jail sentence will be influenced by a variety of factors. Here are two surprising determinants you should know about, which can help you determine the best way to handle your case.