Drunk Driving: The Holiday Doom

June 10, 2017

Holidays involve festivity, cheer, celebrations, dancing and inevitably – drinking. With Christmas and New Year around the corner, the instances of drunk driving are expected to shoot up, and by the law of proportion the control and punitive measures of the law enforcement agencies as well. The natural instinct and argument says holidays are the […]

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What Are the Responsibilities of a Well Organized Criminal Defense Lawyer?

May 15, 2017

Based on law in Florida & generally. If you are facing criminal charges for the first time, it can be a very confusing process. You may not understand everything that is going on and you are likely worried about what you can expect in the future. Hiring a criminal defense lawyer is an essential starting […]

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The Death of Brian Nelson – A Death Row Inmate

May 3, 2017

(Post from 2014): The death of Brian Nelson is a paradox that defines the word.  Brian Nelson is a former client of mine who was sentenced to death after being convicted by a Will County, Illinois jury of the brutal multiple murder of his former girlfriend, her brother, father and father’s girlfriend. Brian was convicted of entering […]

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Cold Fact – Law is Local

April 19, 2017

“Its not what you know, its who you know” is a saying all have heard.  I am sure it applies to many apsects of life, but none more critical than for someone entering the  justice system charged with a criminal offense.  The vast majority of “criminal defendants” are not the perceived hardened criminal.  Most are […]

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Top Ten Items You Cannot Use While Driving In Austin

April 15, 2017

Austin, Texas has an unofficial motto of “Keep Austin Weird.” A symbol of how weird Austin has become is the City’s ordinance regarding distracted driving. The City of Austin may have the most restrictive ordinance regarding distracted driving in the nation. Austin prohibits the use of all electronic hand-held devices while operating a vehicle or […]

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How are house prices in Chester affected by crime rates?

March 15, 2017

An issue often kept firmly at the back of the minds of most when on the market for a new place to live, crime rates are nonetheless a variable very likely to causea noticeable fluctuation of property prices within today’s market. The premise of the issue takes little imagination to fathom: the more crime there […]

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Crucial Queries To Ask Prior To Hiring A Criminal Defense Attorney

March 10, 2017

Should you ever find yourself in a situation wherein you need a criminal defense attorney, it’s imperative to ascertain that the one you hire to represent you will be thoroughly committed to your best interest. Often, the most logical choice would appear to be a famous attorney—perhaps a name you’ve seen in the papers before—but […]

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New Data Sharing Laws Help To Tackle Speeding In France

February 14, 2017

Every year 500,000 Brits get away with speeding in France. However, in 2017 data sharing legislation will allow both countries to share information about non-native vehicles to track down road traffic offences. So after a road trip on the other side of the Channel, you could well land a letter on your doormat with a […]

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Use or Abuse? How to Defend Yourself against Resisting Arrest Charges

January 27, 2017

“To protect and serve” – this is the official motto adopted in 1963 by most police departments across the country to describe their profession’s aim and purpose, but many times this motto has remained just that – a motto. Recent reports show more and more officers who behave not as if they are protecting the […]

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Government Publishing Impact on Changes to Money Laundering Regulations

January 18, 2017

In a bid to help businesses, the government is trying to decrease the amount of red tape surrounding companies, while still somehow reinforcing anti-money laundering protocols. Any regulation changes are set to influence the businesses that are at a moderate-to-low risk of money laundering, and therefore are in a safer position to benefit from these […]

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