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

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
drunk driving

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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What are Possible Defenses to Kidnapping Charges?

February 11, 2021

Kidnapping is a serious crime in all states and at the federal level. Typically, it is a crime where either a person is removed from one place and transported to another against their will, or the person is confined to an isolated place against their will. In all instances, kidnapping is a serious felony offense,…

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What are Common Sexual Assault Defenses?

January 26, 2021

There are many different defenses that can counter a sex offense charge. A defendant may proclaim innocence, claim that the victim consented to their behavior, confess but claim insanity or mental incapacity, or have another reason to be cleared of the suspected crime. For help with choosing the best defense, the accused should contact a…

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What are the Common Types of Holiday Drunk Driving Defenses?

December 22, 2020

Between mid-November and the beginning of January, many drivers are charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in Pennsylvania. In fact, DUI arrests tend to increase from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, as well as highway fatalities related to drinking and driving. That is why law enforcement officials are on the lookout for signs of…

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