What Is An Arraignment?


Litigation

Share List You are sitting there in a jail cell, handcuffs around your wrists. If you were in some other countries, you may be in that jail cell for an interminable amount of time, and you may not know for a while (if ever) why you are in prison. Fortunately, you do live in the […]

February 6, 2018

What To Do If You Violated Probation


Probation

Share List If you were caught breaking a minor law, then chances are you received probation. This is just a period of time where you’ll be “supervised” by the criminal justice system. This period of time replaces a period of jail time that you would otherwise serve for your crimes. Probation is often attached to […]

January 27, 2018

How Does A DUI Affect Your Car Insurance?


DUI

Share List Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of illegal substances can change your life completely, and it can impact the lives of others as well–especially if the intoxication resulted in a catastrophic car accident. When arrested for DUI, it’s important to take stock of your rights by hiring an experienced DUI attorney. Even so, a […]

January 22, 2018

What Is A White-Collar Crime?


White Collar Crimes

Share List Big banks and massive corporations have made a name for stepping on the little guy in order to earn another buck, and it’s a reputation they’ve earned. When business or government entities commit a nonviolent crime in order to save some cash, it’s called white-collar crime. This term is further broken down into […]

January 16, 2018

Types of Identity Theft


White Collar Crimes

Share List As we wade deeper and deeper into the age of digital information, it gets easier and easier for hackers to find and steal our private information. Identity theft is becoming more common, and can completely destroy a person’s life–especially if that person doesn’t know it’s being done in the first place. Identity theft […]

January 10, 2018

DUI Penalties in Florida


DUI

Share List Driving under the influence (DUI), also called drunk driving, is a serious crime with serious consequences. Sometimes they stretch far beyond the realm of legality. In 2015 there were over ten thousand deaths due to alcohol-related car accidents in the United States, or about 30 percent of all accidents. The younger you are, […]

January 6, 2018

What Are Pre-Indictment Investigations?


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Share List When a serious crime such as murder has been committed, a grand jury usually determines whether or not there is enough evidence to bring the case to trial based on what was gathered. Grand juries almost always indict, as the bar for going to trial is set extremely low. When a minor crime […]

January 2, 2018

Types of Fraud


White Collar Crimes

Share List If you’re the victim of fraud, it means one thing: you were fooled by a criminal or a criminal organization, and you probably lost a bit of money as a result. There’s no shame in it. Millions of fraudulent operations are conducted around the globe every day, and law enforcement agencies have a […]

December 28, 2017

What Is Considered “Grand Theft”?


White Collar Crimes

Share List No one wants to become the victim of a crime. Certainly, no one wants to lose their hard-earned valuables at the hands of another human being for no other reason than they were there for the taking. Theft is a crime. As luck would have it, the more someone steals the greater the […]

December 28, 2017