Voting Rights for Felons Are Up for Debate in Florida

It is your right as an American to vote, right? Well, once you are a convicted felon, that can be debatable. If you have committed a crime and served your time, then you should be able to vote; that is the way many Americans see the issue. Why should this burden follow you for eternity? […]

You Have the Right to Remain Silent: Your Miranda Rights

You have probably heard this many times on TV crime dramas: “You have the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law…” Yes, these are the words spoken by a police officer to a suspect who has been placed under arrest, otherwise known as […]

Foreign Nationals Need to Think Twice About Accepting a Plea Agreement

Plea deals are sometimes a way for both sides—the defendant and the prosecution—to resolve a criminal case in a way that avoids the uncertainties involved with taking a case to trial. However, if you are an immigrant, a plea bargain—or a plea deal—may end up being a worse deal than it appears to be. It […]

Things to Know About Being Taken Into Custody

If you’re taken into police custody, you’re under arrest. That doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re going to be charged with a crime, but you’re not free to leave. What Happens If You’re Taken Into Custody You might be released in 10 minutes and free to leave, or you might be transported to jail where you […]

Am I Being Detained and Arrested?

Some significant differences exist between the act of being stopped and the act of arrest. For legal purposes, and because they can follow each other in quick succession, detention and arrest are the same. The word “detain” means “to hold.” The police can detain a person if they have reason to believe that he or […]

Do I Need an Attorney for My Probation Violation?

The judicial system allows those who have been found guilty of a crime to avoid jail time by instead placing them on probation. By following the guideline set out by the court, many are able to avoid jail time and are given a second chance at life. Unfortunately, when someone on probation is accused of […]

Why Former Prosecutors Make the Best Defense Attorneys

A prosecutor is a lawyer who works to convict criminals or to secure other forms of justice on behalf of a national, regional or local court system. Essentially, a prosecutor does the opposite of what a defense attorney does, prosecuting the defendant rather than representing him. However, those defense attorneys who began their careers as […]

Rohom Khonsari: Avvo’s 2014 Client Choice Winner

Rohom Khonsari and rest of the KLG Attorney team are excited to announce that Mr. Khonsari was recognized as an Avvo 2014 Client Choice Winner. This distinguished award recognizes Mr. Khonsari’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, and industry recognition. Meet Rohom Khonsari Rohom Khonsari is the founder and principal partner of the Khonsari […]

My Teenager Has Been Charged With a DUI, Now What?

It is no mystery that a large percentage of teenagers consume alcohol. In fact, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, more than 70 percent of adolescents will have consumed alcohol by the time they are 18 years old. What is worse is that nearly 5,000 people under the age of 21 […]

What Is Attorney-Client Privilege?

In the judicial system, defendants should feel confident in trusting in their attorneys. That is why the attorney-client privilege was created. Similar to “doctor-patient confidentiality,” attorney-client privilege ensures that communication between an attorney and their client is confidential. The attorney-client privilege is one of the most honored and respected rules in the judicial system. What […]