Understanding The Courtroom Process

What to Know if You Used a Family Member’s Credit Card

Say that you know you've made a mistake. For example, maybe you used a family member's credit card and got caught. You may have used the card in various locations or even just one, but now you are faced with some serious consequences. So, what can you do if you are accused of stealing a credit card and know that you are guilty? You do not have to accept a plea. Read More 

What To Do After Receiving A Drunk Driving Charge

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a very serious offense. It's dangerous for both you and other motorists on the road because when you aren't in complete control of your faculties, you might make a harmful mistake that ends with fatal results. Not only could you be harmed physically, but there are serious legal ramifications that may come along with the charge that have a major impact on your foreseeable future. Read More 

What Is Hearsay?

When many people find themselves in court, they wonder what kind of evidence can be used against them. There are many restrictions regarding the kind of evidence that can be used against you in the courtroom if you are a defendant in a criminal trial. While most people have heard of "hearsay," there are also many that don't really know what that means. Not sure what to expect in court? Here's what you need to know about hearsay in court. Read More 

What a Criminal Lawyer Does for You When You’re Facing Charges

When a criminal defense lawyer accepts a case, what do they do for the defendant? Is this something you are wondering about? If so, you're probably wondering about this because you are facing criminal charges. You should hire a lawyer right after you've been accused of a crime, no matter what charges you face. You should also understand what your lawyer will do for you once you them. Here is a breakdown of the primary responsibilities a criminal lawyer has after a person hires them. Read More 

What To Do If You Are In A Domestic Violence Situation

Domestic violence is one of those issues that many people just don't want to talk about. It might seem hard to admit that you are a victim of domestic violence, but it helps to know that you are not alone. Each minute, approximately 20 people in the United States are abused by someone they are in a relationship with. This is a staggering figure and truly demonstrates just how many victims are out there. Read More