Currently Housed Inmates and Early Release
The criminal justice system punishes wrongdoers for their crimes. Equally as important, the objective behind incarcerating felons revolves around making them better people that will not commit the same offenses in the future. Because of this, currently housed inmates might walk out free or successfully reduce their sentence after they demonstrate good behavior. Prisoners who are guilty of all types…Read More »
Know Your Rights at a Traffic Stop
We all know that drop in your stomach when you see blue and red lights flashing and start to hear a siren. In the moment, it’s easy to get caught up in the nervousness of the situation, but it’s important to be aware of your rights to ensure that they aren’t being violated and to keep you safe and out…Read More »
Is Assault and Battery a Felony?
Here's the details on how these crimes are charged and penalized for most assault and battery convictions.Read More »
Is Domestic Violence a Felony?
Here's the details on what makes domestic violence a felony, how it's defined, what penalties come with it, and more.Read More »
Is a DUI a Criminal Offense?
Every year, the police stop and arrest more than one million Americans for driving under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicating substances. While each state deals with DUI violations differently, the problem is common nationwide. If you are charged with driving under the influence, the true DUI cost goes beyond the initial bail money, attorney fees, and other related…Read More »
How to Expunge a Felony
According to a study in 2010, nearly eight percent of the population has a felony conviction. This comes with a felony on record for life, unless actions are taken to have them removed or the records sealed. California, Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, and Washington remove a felony from record after seven years. In…Read More »
When Does a Drug Charge Become a Felony?
A misdemeanor charge is considerably easier to deal with than a felony charge, as felonies tend to come with much longer incarceration times, fines, and lingering consequences. The point when a drug charge cross over from a simple misdemeanor to a defending a felony charge has to do with how much there is, what kind of drugs, and whether it…Read More »
What is a Felony?
We all know that felonies are the worst of the worst. There are little crimes, misdemeanors, and tickets you can get, but having a felony on your record is considerably more serious. There are quite a few crimes that qualify, as well as possible punishments that come with them. It's important to be completely aware of the law, your rights…Read More »
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