Why white-collar criminal defense demands more from your attorney

All criminal defendants rely heavily on their attorneys for counsel, court representation, and potential plea-negotiations. Each of these traditional attorney functions present unique challenges. Given that all criminal attorneys perform these basic functions, it might be easy to gloss over the distinction between traditional criminal defense attorneys and white-collar criminal defense attorneys. However, the reality is that most criminal defense … Read More

Hiring a Lawyer can Soften the Blow of a DUI/OVI

A driving under the influence charge, also called a DUI or OVI, is a serious criminal offense that is far more than an inconvenience. Even first-time offenders face a mandatory three days in jail or a residential driver’s intervention program. They must content with loss of their driver’s license for a mandatory minimum of six months up to a possible … Read More

Criminal Defense Attorneys Ensure Due Process

Due process of law is the constitutional guarantee that any legal proceedings brought against a criminal defendant will be fair. It also ensures the defendant will be given reasonable notice of the charges and proceedings and will have an opportunity to be heard in court before being deprived of life, liberty or property. Any law a criminal defendant is being … Read More

What You Need to Know About Bail

Bail is a monetary fee that allows a person charged with a crime to be released from jail pending the outcome of their case. In general, non-serious crimes often allow defendants to post bail immediately. However, defendants charged with more serious crimes are detained until a bail hearing is held. The cost and conditions of bail (also commonly referred to … Read More