No parent ever plans to receive that call, but it happens to thousands of parents in the United States each year. You receive a call informing you that your child has been arrested. Instantly, you are overwhelmed with what to do – this is normal. Most individuals are not aware of what steps to take immediately after their child’s arrest. But, the actions you take could make a difference.
The “insanity” defense is widely used in TV dramas and is popular among court cases shown in local and national news. While it seems like a quick way to get away with a crime, claiming insanity as a defense is much more complex – and unrealistic – than people realize.
One accused of a crime may acknowledge that he committed the crime, but argues that he is not responsible for doing so because...Read More
When you are looking for a DUI attorney in Florida, you will most likely speak with a few attorneys before picking one to represent you. Consultations, which are typically free, are the best way to get to know a prospective attorney – and to decide if he or she is the right fit for your case. The best and most qualified attorneys will always welcome and appreciate client questions. It is...Read More
In Florida, there is a criminal process that must be followed in all cases – including domestic violence. If you are accused of domestic violence, a state attorney may charge you with an accusation of crime using one of two ways:
Filing and information, or
Impaneling a grand jury to return a true bill.
What is important to realize is that if you are arrested, law enforcement is not in charge...Read More
If you are charged with a DUI in Florida, you not only face jail time, but may face penalties, attorney’s fees or fines. Determining the cost of your own DUI will depend on numerous factors – especially if you are facing subsequent charges in addition to the DUI. The costs will also vary depending on the caliber of attorney you hire, and whether or not he or she can negotiate a lesser charge....Read More
In the United States, you are entitled to your privacy. You are also entitled to protections from government intrusions, but there are limits to such privacies. State and federal officers are allowed to search your premise, car and other property in order to obtain illegal items or evidence of a crime. However, they must follow specific rules when exercising this right.
What Police Are Allowed...Read More