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What Do You Do If You’re Falsely Accused of a Crime?

We all hope that the criminal system works. After all, it’s what helps put bad people in jail, and keeps the streets safe. But what happens when it doesn’t work, or it works incorrectly? And even worse, what happens if the system doesn’t work for you?  There aren’t many statistics out there on false arrests […]

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What to Consider When Filing A Negligent Solicitor Claim

If you believe your solicitor has acted negligently in their duties, there are some things to consider before you consider suing a solicitor.  – Have you kept all your documents? You will need all correspondence including letters that detail the terms of your retainer and other instructions?  – Have you already tried filing a complaint with […]

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Why Are Mugshots Available To The Public Before An Individual Is Convicted

There are a few reasons why the public is given access to mugshots before a conviction occurs. 1. If a suspected criminal has broken out or escaped, the public needs to be aware of the danger. Mugshots improve safety by making it easier to identify potential threats. 2. The Constitution dictates that the legal process be as […]

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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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