Guide to Assault and Battery

The intentional torts of assault and battery are often grouped together as if they are one single cause of action. While it’s true that the two frequently appear beside one another, they are two entirely different torts with their own discrete set of requirements. Assault. An assault occurs when a defendant gives a plaintiff the […]

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What To Do If You Are A Victim Of Identity Theft

Identity theft is a crime that occurs when someone wrongfully uses fraud and deception to obtain and use another person’s identifying information, such as their name, Social Security number (SSN) or credit card number. Identity theft can occur in a large variety of ways. Your wallet or purse could get snatched on the street, someone […]

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Traffic Tickets: Should I Hire A Lawyer?

Attorneys typically charge flat fees for fighting a traffic ticket. In most cases, fighting a traffic ticket will only require one appearance in court, and can be taken care of in an afternoon. Often times, the cost of hiring a lawyer to fight your traffic ticket will be more than the price of the traffic […]

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The costs associated with keeping someone in prison vs the Death Penalty

Defense Attorney Fees and the Death Penalty Have you ever heard someone say that the death penalty is more expensive than life in prison? I had heard that rumor dozens of times, and it always intrigued me. So in this post, I’m going to examine that piece of popular wisdom to see if it holds […]

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Understanding Criminal Attorney Fees

When you need a criminal defense attorney, you need a criminal defense attorney.  You can’t possibly put a price on your freedom, or the freedom of your loved ones.  Having said that, the fact that you value freedom doesn’t mean you should let yourself get ripped off.  You owe it to yourself to find an […]

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