Criminal Law & procedure : Law & Legal & Attorney
It became a little easier to qualify for expungement in Ohio in September 2012. The state loosened up its rules for certain repeat offenders with Senate Bill 337, but the new rule only marginally affects felons. You can still expunge a single felony, but it doesn't completely erase your record in th
Expungement of a criminal conviction offers benefits.Learn about 5 benefits for clearing your criminal record in this article.
Many people believe that a good criminal lawyer is one who is aggressive and, perhaps, even pushy with the prosecutor or the judge. This belief may even include the idea that a successful criminal lawyer uses theatrics and deception to win in court. This cannot be further from the truth. No doubt, t
Within the framework of criminal liability, the concept of inchoate liability and criminal attempt seemingly emerge, not only as self-explanatory but, as intrinsic elements of a comprehensive structur
Although there are many online resources that make it possible for anyone with Internet access to conduct his own background check, most are conducted by employers seeking information on potential employees. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse provides an extensive fact sheet detailing the particulars of
In all state and federal jurisdictions, criminal defendants who have been convicted of a crime have the right to a post conviction appeal. Since the appeal is a matter of right, if defendants cannot afford to pay an attorney, the court will appoint one to represent them. Indigent defendants are also
Have you heard about motions to dismiss the charges?In civil cases the motion to dismiss is used all the time.In criminal cases it rarely applies, but when it does, it is a powerful tool in the arsenal.Here are some essentials of this topic that will help you better understand this part of court pro
Tennessee's DUI laws carry many different penalties. One such penalty is the ignition interlock device. The ignition interlock device is a device that connects a motor vehicle's ignition system to a breath alcohol analyzer and prevents the motor vehicle from starting if the driver's b
Las Vegas Bail bond is basically a surety bond which is used to guarantee that the entire amount of the bail will be paid to the court, in case the accused party fails to meet the terms of the release
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has come up with a creative way to improve care of these inmates and to substantially reduce the costs involved with monitoring suicidal prisoners: using other prisoners as Suicide Watch Companions. While staff intervention is still the major component of the Bureau&apo
The Breathalyzer Refusal License Suspension is a very important, but often overlooked, part of any Massachusetts DUI, OUI, DWI, or "drunk driving case," where the person arrested has allegedly refused to submit to a chemical breath or blood test. Depending on the OUI defendant's prior
If you are accused of a sex crime, you need immediate protection. There is a great deal riding on the outcome of these events. You entire future depends on it. Hire a lawyer that specializes in these types of situations. You need the best help that is available. Your Atlanta sex crimes attorney will
Traffic violations can be far more serious than a simple speeding ticket. Certain violations are criminal offenses and can lead to heavy fines and imprisonment for the accused, leaving them no choice but to hire legal representation to give them the best chances of avoiding a criminal conviction.