Criminal Defence Blawg

Why it always makes sense to use a solicitor for motoring offences

October 23, 2018

It’s human nature that we are fallible and make mistakes and the consequences can be serious when those mistakes happen behind the wheel. Of course, everyone knows the risks associated with speeding, or driving while distracted. The proliferation of cameras on the UK’s roads today means that your lapse of judgement is unlikely to have […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

5 Tips to Help You Find a Criminal Lawyer

June 23, 2017

Life is unpredictable– filled with hills and valleys, choice and consequence. Facing the very real threat of criminal charges can be overwhelming. At times like these, it’s hard to even know where to start. If you think you may need a defense lawyer, consult DDSG Criminal Law’s tips below. #1: From minor to major. Criminal […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

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 […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

What to do When You are Involved in a DUI Car Accident

November 21, 2016

Involvement in a DUI car accident could land you in serious trouble. Apart from legal penalties, the charges and legal procedures could be quite distressing mentally as well financially. Conviction in such cases may lead you to heavy fines or jail sentence and a criminal record that stays with you. However, you can defend yourself […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

When the Jury Gets it Wrong: Are ‘Making a Murderer’ Scenarios More Common Than We Think?

March 19, 2016

Cameron Todd Willingham lived in a small country town where everybody knows everybody. He had three daughters: Amber, Karmon and Kameron. Willingham was a stay at home dad. His wife Stacy worked at her brother’s bar to make ends meet. He loved playing darts, enjoyed heavy metal and was a regular at his local bar. […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

The Costs of Drink Driving

May 30, 2013

With the summer months approaching and warm weather finally upon us, specialist motoring law solicitor Steve Roberts, of Richard Nelson LLP, looks in this guest post at the costs of a conviction for drink driving. Drinking and driving can cost lives but the financial consequence of a conviction is always a huge price to pay […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

Top 10 White Collar Offenses

April 21, 2013

Noting some of the top 10 white collar offenses shortly, a definition of exactly what white collar crime needs to be explained. Contrary to most thinking, white collar crime is not a victimless crime. When people think of a crime being committed, it is usually equated to physical violence. That physical violence can emit from […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

Can A DUI Affect Employment?

April 11, 2013

(Guest post; mainly based on criminal laws in the United States) DUI is an acronym for driving under the influence. DWI (driving while intoxicated) is the other phrase that is commonly used to refer to DUI. Whereas DUI is widely regarded as a misdemeanor in the United States, the consequences for operating an automobile while […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

Protecting against crime: How to make your home secure

March 28, 2013

(Guest post) Are you confident that your home is as secure as it can be against a break in? Burglaries are so common nowadays, and you really need to be vigilant to ensure that your home is not the next one on their list. Here we look at some ways to make life harder for […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →

Compensation and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

March 20, 2013

Post regarding compensation and PTSD, whether or not caused by criminal injuries. When considering the idea of making a claim for compensation following personal injury, most people’s thoughts tend, naturally, to err towards clearly obvious physical injuries. If someone has been involved in a car accident which wasn’t their fault, for example, and as a […]

Read the full criminal blawg post →