How to Build a Strong DUI Defense

No one ever expects to get a DUI, but when you do, the results can be devastating. However, a strong defense can make all the difference in how quickly you are able to move on and start living a normal life again. Here, we explain what you can do to help your attorney build the […]

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 […]

What Is Duress?

Have you ever heard of the term “duress”? Duress refers to a situation in which a person performs an act as a result of violence, threat or some other pressure from an individual. Often, the act one is being pressured to do is unlawful. A defendant may use duress as a defense in court. In […]