If you’ve been charged with a crime, it’s important to know if you were charged with a state or federal offense before you choose your representation or make any other decisions. While criminal defense strategies may all seem the same…Continue Reading What Crimes Are Considered Federal Offenses
Many people are unaware of the difference between federal and state crimes. For most, a crime is a crime, no matter where it took place or how severe it appears to be. But when you enter a court of law…Continue Reading 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Federal Criminal Defense
The aftermath of a fire can be a devastating event, especially when there is a loss of any kind during the incident. Once the blaze is out, investigators comb through the property to work on determining what caused the fire….Continue Reading Arson Case Defense
In recent years, immigration law has prompted the increased removal of noncitizens from the United States. A large percentage of removal proceedings are based upon criminal convictions. Even convictions for minor criminal offenses may trigger removal from the United States….Continue Reading Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity
The Parties In criminal cases, the defendant is the person accused of committing a crime. He or she is ordinarily represented by a lawyer, known as defense counsel. If the defendant is financially unable to afford his or her own…Continue Reading The Jury Trial Process
I Am Incarcerated and Charged with a Crime. How and When Should I Communicate with My Criminal Defense Lawyer?
Communications between a lawyer and a client are important to a successful attorney-client relationship. An informed client is often a happy one. Further, a lawyer who is truthfully informed by his client regarding the subject of the charges can better…Continue Reading I Am Incarcerated and Charged with a Crime. How and When Should I Communicate with My Criminal Defense Lawyer?
It is common knowledge that law enforcement uses DNA analysis to investigate and solve crimes. Prosecutors then use this DNA evidence at trial to convict the accused. If you are charged with a crime and your case involves DNA evidence,…Continue Reading Seek a Lawyer’s Advice Before Providing a DNA Sample
When hiring a criminal defense lawyer, you must choose carefully. To become a lawyer, you must graduate from both college and law school, which takes a total of seven years if you attend school full-time. Once you have a…Continue Reading Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer Versus a General Practitioner
It is common knowledge that anyone charged with a crime needs a good criminal defense lawyer. Lawyers come in many varieties and have different skills, experiences, and resources to offer clients. When it comes to criminal defense attorneys, most…Continue Reading Hiring a Criminal Defense Firm Versus a Criminal Defense Lawyer
People often ask if they have a right to a speedy trial. The answer is technically yes, but strategically, proceeding to trial quickly is not always in a defendant’s best interests. The right to speedy trial is set forth in…Continue Reading Federal Speedy Trial Act