What to Look for in a Criminal Attorney

What to Look for in a Criminal Attorney

Are you in the process of looking for an attorney to work your criminal case? You don’t want to choose just anyone. The lawyer you’re looking for is probably not the same person who helped you draw up your will or worked with your friend who was in a car accident....
What is An Appeal?

What is An Appeal?

If you received a result from your criminal case that you dislike, an appeal may be your next option. An appeal is a formal request for a higher court to review the lower court’s decision. When you file an appeal, the appeals court will review the record made during...
Knowing Your Rights During a Traffic Stop

Knowing Your Rights During a Traffic Stop

For the average person, getting pulled over by the police is an intimidating experience, even if you know you’re in the wrong. Most people know that they have constitutional rights that protect them but they also know they can get into trouble if they disobey the...
Concealed carry permit 

Concealed carry permit 

January 1, 2011. This is the effective date in which nonprofessional permits were issued. What this meant at the time was that any person can apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Only persons eligible will be issued that permit. What makes a...
Misdemeanor vs felony

Misdemeanor vs felony

Both a misdemeanor and a felony are crimes. It is the crime as well as the length of punishment that help to distinguish the two. In other words, is the crime severe enough to warrant an argument by the prosecution for a sentence to be a certain length of time and in...