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With the recent trend of “Me Too,” in which sexual assault survivors, mostly women, have shared their stories, many people have come forward with accusations. Being accused of sexual assault is very serious, since it can be charged as a … Continue reading

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When you are convicted of drunk driving, it has the potential to change your life forever. Your license can be suspended, leading to difficulties keeping personal commitments—including work—and you may even spend time in jail. Just the first offense of … Continue reading

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“Sexting” is a relatively recent addition to our everyday vocabulary. Perhaps you have heard the word in passing conversation or the news. Sexting is the act of sending sexually explicit photographs to another individual by way of an electronic device. … Continue reading

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Many people feel that when they are charged with domestic violence, the deck is stacked against them and they will be convicted. This is far from the truth. Not all domestic violence accusations are true; many are not even based … Continue reading

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Many people face criminal charges after they are pulled over by a police officer who initiates the stop after running a car’s license plate number through government databases. If the officer determines there is reasonable suspicion that a crime is … Continue reading

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White collar crimes are often complex and generally involve months and years of preparations before prosecutors bring a case. There is no official set of crimes under the law called “white collar crimes”. However, federal and state offenses involving fraud … Continue reading

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Most of the time, traffic violations are relatively minor events, but if too many add up, it can have a long-term effect on a person’s ability to drive. It is also common for a person who has received a citation … Continue reading

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It is commonly understood that, in the United States, you cannot be punished for a crime until you have either entered a guilty plea or been convicted after a trial. However, in the case of civil asset forfeiture, it possible … Continue reading

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In a recent post on this blog, we discussed some of the online tactics used by police to track down individuals suspected of drug possession with intent to sell or intent to deliver. At our firm, we commonly hear questions … Continue reading

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When discussing the various forms of property crimes, it is very common to hear the terms robbery and burglary used interchangeably. It is not uncommon for a person to say they were “robbed” when a thief broke into their home … Continue reading

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