2018

  • Three Ways That The Discharge Of A Firearm Could Lead To A Misdemeanor Charge

    If you own firearms, you can legally shoot them at a gun range and while hunting. Should you choose to discharge one of your weapons at another time and for another reason, however, you could soon be dealing with the local police force. Different areas have different rules regarding the shooting of firearms. If you live remotely and have a large property, for example, you may be able to lawfully shoot your guns on your property.
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  • When Should You Be Advised Of Your Rights? What If You Haven't Been, What Happens?

    It's possible that you have been accused of a crime and are being arrested. At this time, the police are supposed to read you your rights, known as Miranda rights. These tell you what your rights are in that moment – you have the right to remain silent and not talk to police and you have the right to a lawyer. There is a bit of a misunderstanding of when your rights should be read to you.
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  • What Can Happen If You Get Convicted Of Drug Possession

    Being charged with drug possession is very serious. And, if that charge turns into a conviction, things get even more serious. Potential consequences of a drug possession conviction will vary from state to state and depending on the drug that a person had in his or her possession at the time of arrest. However, any conviction of this type has the power to negatively affect your life, which is why it's important to secure legal representation as soon as possible after your arrest.
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  • First-Time DWI? Take Action To Keep Your Life Intact

    If law enforcement arrests and charges you with a first-time DWI, you may fear the worst about your situation. You're right to worry about the consequences of your actions. Most states take DWI cases very seriously. If a court finds you guilty of your charges, it can take away your license or sentence you to jail. You can keep your life intact by taking action now. Why Are DWI Charges So Severe?
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  • Common Types Of Occupational Diseases That May Trigger Worker's Compensation Claims

    Most employees know that they are entitled to workers compensation services if they are injured while on the job. However, many people assume that the compensation is only available for accidental injuries, such as cuts to the finger or fractures occasioned by falls. The truth is that worker's compensation insurance also covers diseases, as long as they stem from work-related duties. Here are some of the common occupational diseases for which you may be compensated:
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