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What are the consequences for a multiple-DUI offender in California?

Multiple DUI convictions carry significantly more consequences than for a first offense. Jail time of at least 96 hours is mandatory, as well as a …

Answered by Christopher J. McCann

What decisions and possible consequences do you face after being indicted by the federal government or the state of Georgia?

The possible consequences of an arrest start with having to spend time in jail awaiting trial or other resolution of your case. If you are convicted, …

Answered by Marcia G. Shein

Is there an effective defense strategy against a Texas sex offense charge?

The importance of knowledgeable, experienced and assertive legal counsel in a sex offense case cannot be overstated. The penalties for sex offenses, …

Answered by R. Todd Bennett

How do I find the right lawyer if I am charged with a crime in Wisconsin?

You need to do your research in order to find the right criminal defense lawyer for you. After being charged with a crime, you do not want to risk …

Answered by Christopher T. Van Wagner

What constitutes a criminal charge of unlawful use of a firearm in Illinois?

Too often, individuals who face a charge of unlawful use of a firearm in Illinois get hung up on the word “use.” In Illinois, the charge …

Answered by Zaid M. Abdallah

When Should I Appeal an Illinois Criminal Conviction?

The short answer is virtually always. Except in rare circumstances, you will not receive a stiffer sentence and the worst that can happen is to have …

Answered by Richard J. Dvorak

What should I do if I’m under investigation for a drug crime in Kansas?

If you learn that you are a subject in a criminal investigation related to a drug crime in Kansas, it is important to know that you have rights and …

Answered by Jacquelyn E. Rokusek

What should I do if I am being accused of date rape in Kansas by someone I met on an online dating app?

If you meet someone on a social media “hookup’ site, the possibility of a terrible misunderstanding concerning sexual boundaries is very …

Answered by Paul D. Cramm

How Do I Get A Felony Dropped Or Reduced To A Misdemeanor In North Carolina?

The answer is hire the best criminal defense lawyer you can find. And while that might sound like sarcasm, this answer gets close to the truth. An …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts

How Do I Find The Right Criminal Defense Lawyer in North Carolina?

When facing criminal charges and seeking defense representation, an individual will first want the lawyer to be proficient in criminal law. A …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts

What are the penalties for marijuana possession in Ohio?

In Ohio, it is a crime to intentionally or knowingly possess marijuana (except for persons authorized to possess medical marijuana). Like many other …

Answered by Jon J. Saia

What is Pennsylvania Law Concerning Expungement and Limited Access to Criminal Records?

A clean record is important in the modern world, where criminal background checks are more common than ever. Almost any job these days requires a …

Answered by Matthew M. McClenahen

Can I be kicked out of college if I’m convicted of a crime in North Carolina?

Student disciplinary actions vary widely from one school to the next. Each has its own student code of conduct. Each has its own process for handling …

Answered by Christian E. Dysart

How can I seal a criminal record in New York?

If you have a criminal conviction on your record, new laws allow you to seal certain criminal records from public view. Section 160.59 of New …

Answered by James L. Riotto

Why Should I Hire an Arizona Private Criminal Defense Attorney?

Would you operate on yourself? Medicine, as we all know, requires a specialized background. And you probably do not want an internist handling your …

Answered by Ryan W. Cummings

How can mental health impact my criminal case in Colorado?

There are many aspects of mental health that impact both a lawyer’s strategy in defending a case, and a person’s experience as they move …

Answered by Jennifer E. Longtin

Do You Need A Lawyer For Juvenile Court In Minnesota?

Common thought tells us that juvenile delinquency will not have consequences when the child turns into an adult at age 18. This is rarely the case: …

Answered by Christa J. Groshek

Will I Go To Jail For Child Abuse In Minnesota?

Allegations of child abuse can be devastating for the individual that is accused. It can have a major effect on that person, his or …

Answered by Christa J. Groshek

How do I drop domestic violence charges in Massachusetts?

Domestic violence cases are treated differently from most other criminal cases in Massachusetts. Having started my career as a prosecutor in …

Answered by David R. Yannetti

What should I do if I am arrested on federal charges or otherwise receive notice that I am a target in a federal criminal investigation in Tennessee?

First and foremost, you should immediately invoke your right to counsel and seek out a qualified attorney to defend you before making any statements …

Answered by Luke A. Evans

Can you get kicked out of college for being arrested in Florida?

Unfortunately the answer is yes. College students need to be aware of the many pitfalls that can confront them upon an arrest -- even if it is …

Answered by Jude M. Faccidomo

Do I Need an Attorney for a Sex Crime In Minnesota?

Whether you have been accused of rape, child porn, prostitution, child molestation or any other sex crime, it is very important that you seek the …

Answered by Christa J. Groshek

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