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Arrest Warrants Vs Bench Warrants

Arrest Warrants Vs Bench Warrants

While most people understand that a warrant may be issued for their arrest if they are suspected of a crime, many do not know the difference between an arrest warrant and a bench warrant. While many law-abiding citizens will never have to deal with such terms, people may face warrants for simple reasons like failing to show proof of court-ordered …

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Murder Defense Attorneys

Murder Defense Attorneys

If you are charged with murder, your life and freedom are at stake. Given the severity of the penalties, it is crucial to speak to an experienced murder defense attorney, regardless of whether you are innocent. Criminal defense attorneys have represented people charged with: Attempted murder First degree murder Negligent and intentional homicide Second degree murder Vehicular manslaughter Capital murder …

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Attempted Murder Defense

Attempted Murder Defense

One of the most serious and harshly punished crimes in the American legal system is murder. Murder is defined as the unjustifiable killing of another person without excuse. While some types of murder charges require prior planning, others require unnecessary extreme recklessness. An individual who has taken a substantial step toward committing a murder that did not actually result in …

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Evidence from Social Media

Evidence from Social Media

As websites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter become more and more popular, more people are displaying their lives online through pictures, videos, and status updates. In many cases, these constant postings can have serious legal consequences, as attorneys can use them to obtain photographic evidence or prove / disprove alibis for witnesses and defendants. If you or a loved one …

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Theft From an Elderly Adult

Theft From an Elderly Adult

Theft charges carry significant consequences no matter who is involved in the case. But theft from a person over the age of 65 is considered even more serious in the eyes of the law. Elderly adults may be seen as more vulnerable targets for fraud and other forms of theft. Because of their vulnerable situation, charges involving theft from elderly …

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Drug Paraphernalia Charges

Drug Paraphernalia Charges

Drug paraphernalia charges can be incredibly serious. In fact, some charges associated with intent to distribute or manufacturer these types of products can be punished as felonies. Additionally, drug paraphernalia charges are often associated with other drug-related charges. Compounding multiple charges can have serious consequences on a person’s life. Drug-related crimes are taken very seriously, and it is important that …

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Using Your One Phone Call

Using Your One Phone Call

Finding yourself in a holding cell or in jail can be an unnerving experience. It is quite possible that the events that brought you there happened quite quickly and unexpectedly. It is important for you to know your rights and responsibilities in this circumstance. In particular, you need to be clear on the steps you need to take to get …

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Police Brutality

Police Brutality

Sometimes, police officers may feel the need to use excessive force against their victims. When a law enforcement official intentionally uses unnecessary and excessive force against a perpetrator, someone committed an act of police brutality. Police brutality is considered to be a violation of civil rights and is therefore against the law. Any law enforcement agent – a police officer, …

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Shopping Mall Theft

Shopping Mall Theft

When at the mall, we are surrounded by all kinds of temptations. Fashionable clothes, expensive sunglasses and jewelry, and delicious chocolates are just a few of them. The urge can be all too powerful to resist buying something. Sometimes the desire to have these items is coupled with an equally strong urge to not pay for them. Some people may …

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Terms of Probation and Parole

Terms of Probation and Parole

If you have been convicted of a misdemeanor, one of the penalties that the court may impose is probation. Those serving prison sentences who are released early on good behavior typically serve a parole period. Under both probation and parole, an individual convicted of a crime is put under supervisory status and must abide by certain terms and conditions. Probation …

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