Archive, February 2015.

The consequences of drug charges extend beyond fines and potential jail time. The process is incredibly stressful for everyone involved, and those who face charges may endure scrutiny from family members.Marijuana charges might not seem as serious as those related to harder drugs, but they can seriously compromise a person’s personal and financial opportunities. Fortunately, there are several defense strategies that may be able to convince the courts to dismiss or reduce the charges. An experienced criminal attorney can assess your case and develop a comprehensive defense strategy that …
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Driving under the influence is a dangerous practice, but everyone makes mistakes. Often, the person facing DUI charges had no idea he or she was over the limit while driving. The truth, however, is that drunk driving carries serious penalties, which is why it is so important to hire an experienced DUI attorney to represent your interests.What Leads to a DUI Charge?In most states, police will charge a driver with DUI if his or her blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08 or greater. Depending on how the suspect was driving and his or her interactions with law enforcement, alcohol-related charges …
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A criminal record can make it extremely difficult to procure a job in this economy. A criminal record might even disqualify you for applying for many jobs. Additionally, a criminal record can impact other areas of your personal life by providing you with a certain type of reputation among friends, family, and acquaintances. Furthermore, academic success might be impeded by a criminal record.
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Facing drug charges is an extremely stressful ordeal. Although the situation may feel hopeless, there are several effective defenses against drug charges. Depending on your situation, a criminal attorney may be able to get the charges reduced or dropped entirely. This was the case in a recent story when a Chicago federal prosecutor dropped drug charges against 27 defendants.The decision to drop the charges followed allegations that operatives in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) conducted drug sting operations that unfairly targeted minorities while involving …
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