Month / November 2013

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  • DWI Law Case Summaries

    The case summaries that follow deal with DWI defense issues.  It should be noted that there is significant overlap between the criminal defense case summaries and the DWI defense summaries on these…

  • Criminal Law Case Summaries

    The cases addressed here will deal with the criminal defense process.  To that end, the cases largely deal with criminal law and procedure and the constitutional rights of the accused as they…

  • Consequences for Non-Payment of Child Support

    Failure to pay child support has very serious consequences to the non-paying party.  Many of the consequences are financial in nature.  However, some cases can result in jail for contempt of court.…

  • Jail & Prison Injuries

    A prison inmate may have a large number of issues with his or her treatment during incarceration.  The seriousness of the issues exist along a spectrum.  Many such issues may constitute a…

  • FAQ’s – Criminal Defense

    If you have been charged with a crime, you probably have many questions.  The criminal justice system can be quite intimidating and confusing to most.  Though it cannot alleviate all the stress…

  • Criminal Sentencing

    When charged with a crime, the first question for most is what are the possible consequences?  The answer can actually be quite complicated and confusing for those charged with a crime.  However,…

  • Miranda Rights

    Miranda rights stem from a 1966 United States Supreme Court case, Miranda v. Arizona.  The rights invoke both the 5th Amendment right protecting individuals against self-incriminating statements and the 6th Amendment right…

  • Confrontation of State’s Witnesses – 6th Amendment

    The 6th Amendment’s confrontation clause reads in relevant parts, “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right … to be confronted with the witnesses against him†The confrontation clause essentially…

  • Failure to Appear

    Failing to appear in court has many very serious consequences.  First and perhaps foremost, failure to appear is its own crime with its own penalties, which can be severe.  These penalties may…

  • Secured Bond – Real Property Bond

    If you own your home or if a friend or relative is willing to put their home up as collateral, you may be able to post your bail bond using real estate.…