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What Happens When I Go to Court?

Before a judge or jury decides your future, you will make several appearances in court. Every appearance is critical because it may affect the outcome of your case. It's important to discuss your case with a criminal defense attorney before you enter the courtroom for...

Advocacy Matters

Advocacy Matters Law is so complex that many lawyers have gravitated to specific niches. For example, lawyers who structure large company mergers and acquisitions do not appear in family court to argue child support cases. The law in each, and the expectations of...

Young Drivers, Harsh Penalties

Young Drivers, Harsh Penalties As a general rule young drivers are bad drivers. This makes sense. The more we practice something the better we get. Young drivers lack the driving hours to be proficient. They are also young, which means they make poor choices due to...

What is a repetitive work injury?

Repetition makes perfect and also sometimes injured. Repetitive work injuries can sometimes sneak up on you. Think about a baseball player who tears his UCL (elbow) ligament. It happened because after thousands of throws, repeating the same motion over and over again,...

What is a Plea Bargain?

Plea Bargain a/k/a Let's Make a Deal? A  plea bargain is the most common way a criminal case is resolved and is, simply put, a form of risk management. A plea bargain is usually* an agreement to plead guilty, or nolo contendre, or under the Alford doctrine, to a crime...

My First Court Date – Arraignment

First time in handcuffs? Then you probably want to know what to expect at your arraignment. It all depends on whether you posted bail, failed to post bail, or were released following your arrest. While the structure is supposed to be the same your circumstances and...

I have been arrested – What do I do?

Stop talking. Seriously, stop talking. Your vocabulary is now severely limited to: I want to contact my attorney I refuse to answer questions It is entirely possible that you will have to spend some time in a cell, maybe even a day or two or a month. That is better...

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