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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 […]

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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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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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Illinois’ Concealed Carry Law – The Basics

December 10, 2016

The Illinois legislature has now enacted the Firearms Concealed Carry Act. Illinois has now joined the rest of the United States in allowing the concealed carry of a handgun. An Illinois concealed carry permit allows a person to have a loaded or unloaded handgun to be carried: on the person either completely, or mostly, concealed […]

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Increasing Jail Terms for Benefit Fraud

October 29, 2013

In September 2013, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) issued new guidance in relation to punitive measures that can be taken against people convicted of benefit fraud. They could now face up to ten years in prison. This is a crime that is estimated to cost the UK around 1.9 billion pounds per year and […]

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DUI Charge Defenses

October 4, 2013

(US law/generally) If you have been charged with a DUI and you feel that you were wrongly accused, there are ways to try to defend yourself against those charges. While it might be very hard to get out of a charge like this, you may be able to get the punishment lightened or even prove […]

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DUI Conviction: What does it Take to Make a Strong Defense?

October 3, 2013

DUI Conviction: What Does it Take to Make a Strong Defense? Defending against a charge for driving under the influence can be difficult because all state courts are very serious about prosecuting impaired driving. However, many cases are prosecuted on borderline evidence and can be defended by an experienced DUI attorney if the case particulars […]

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Crime Fighting of the Future It’s Closer Than You Think.

October 1, 2013

Crime Fighting of the Future: It’s Closer Than You Think For most police officers, crime fighting isn’t really fighting at all, it’s responding. Officers of today typically respond to calls of crimes that have already occurred. Few officers are lucky enough to learn about the plans of law-breakers and stop them in their tracks. As […]

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Ozark Man Convicted on Counts of Rape, Sodomy

September 30, 2013

Christopher Carroll Lively, a 36-year-old Ozark man, was convicted this week of five sex-related charges the Dale County Circuit Court. It took the jury less than 30 minutes to return guilty verdicts on all five counts. The charges included first-degree rape and sodomy. According to authorities, the crimes were ongoing for almost a decade, as […]

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