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How Can Drivers Avoid Blackout Wednesday?

November 19, 2021
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For most of us, Thanksgiving Eve is a time of great anticipation for spending the holidays with family and friends. Unfortunately, there are those who take to drinking on the night before Thanksgiving and are even encouraged to do so. The phrase Blackout Wednesday earned its name from people passing out from heavy drinking on…

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How can I Avoid a DUI Charge on Halloween Night?

October 21, 2021
DUI on Halloween

Many people see Halloween as one of the first of many year-end holidays. Even adults get into the fun by dressing up and attending costume parties. However, Halloween is not all fun, games, and laughter. It has a darker side related to the higher-than-average level of drunk driving accidents that occur on and around October…

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What are Criminal Drug Charges?

September 23, 2021

The penalties for criminal drug charges vary based on the type of drug or drugs found, and the pain and suffering resulting from a sale. The idea is that a single user causes less overall harm than someone who supplies drugs to other individuals. Users are seen as victims to their suppliers and therefore receive…

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How Does Juvenile Court Differ from Adult Court?

August 20, 2021
Juvenile Court

Under the United States legal system, unlawful acts committed by an adult is seen differently if the same act is committed by a juvenile.  The definition of a juvenile may differ from state to state.  Someone is considered a juvenile if they are under the age of 18, but some states classify juveniles if they…

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How can Drivers Avoid a DUI during Labor Day Weekend?

July 23, 2021
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When it comes to summer celebrating and holiday weekends, the chances of being in a car accident or getting pulled over at a DUI checkpoint increases greatly. During any holiday weekend, all drivers should expect to be pulled over or questioned at some point or another. If in the event something goes wrong and legal…

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What are White Collar Crimes?

June 23, 2021
White Collar Crimes

There are crimes that often involve the physical injury of people or property and generally draw the attention of the public.  There are other non-physical and nonviolent crimes that are lesser known and mostly refer to someone’s finances and business.  These are known as white collar crimes, and they can be committed by anybody, regardless…

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Do Drunk Driving Charges Increase in the Summer?

May 28, 2021
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With the longer days and the warm, sunny weather, people across the United States use the summer season to get outside and enjoy each other’s company.  The many joyful gatherings normally mean alcohol will be involved, which may lead to people making poor decisions.  This likely contributes to the rise in drunk driving offenses often…

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What Should I Look for in a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

April 28, 2021
Criminal Law

Being face to face with a criminal charge can be overwhelmingly stressful and requires the best help and guidance a person can get.  When confronted with a questionable and unclear future, the only way to possibly achieve a positive outcome is to find the right representation in court.  But with so many lawyers in the…

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What Should a College Student Do After Receiving a DUI Charge?

March 29, 2021

If a college student is charged for driving under the influence (DUI), it is important for parents to remember to not panic or get upset with their child. Once they are released from jail, the parents should speak with the child and gather information about the arrest. A college student charged with a DUI should…

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