Archive, January 2018.

When you are facing a criminal charge, you should always work with a criminal defense lawyer to fight it. Although you might think you are facing a guaranteed conviction, this is often not the case. There are several different legal strategies your lawyer can employ on your behalf to demonstrate to the court that you were not guilty or, that despite being guilty, you should not be subject to the most severe penalties for your charge because of the circumstances of your case.
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Internet crimes are criminal offenses that somehow involve the Internet. Internet crimes, like drug crimes, sex crimes, and theft crimes all fall into a broad category and can be charged in a variety of ways, depending on the circumstances of the actual alleged offense.
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When you are facing a criminal charge, one of the first things you should do is to start working with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. In your anxiety over the charge, it can be easy to just work with the first lawyer you meet, or the least expensive lawyer. But this can cost you in the long run in a lot of different ways. You could end up with a larger bill than you initially anticipated or a subpar defense strategy that leads to your conviction.
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When an individual is facing one or more criminal charges, it is often possible for him or her to have one of the charges dismissed or the single charge reduced in exchange for a plea of “guilty” or “no contest” to a less severe charge. This is known as a plea bargain. In Illinois, it is possible to have a DUI charge reduced through a plea bargain. This reduced charge is known as a “wet reckless” and is a type of reckless driving charge. Moreover, the defendant faces the penalties associated with a reckless driving conviction instead of those associated with a DUI. …
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Criminal defense is a complicated area of the law. In the most general sense, it is the practice of developing defense strategies that can be used in the courtroom to demonstrate that an individual charged with a crime is not guilty of the crime. These strategies often use evidence related to the alleged crime to show definitively that the accused individual had no involvement with it or that the prosecution’s evidence is not strong enough to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he or she committed the crime.
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