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Criminal Record Expungement

Criminal Record Expungement

An Attorney May be Able to Help You Expunge Your Criminal Record or Petition for Your Record to be Sealed. In today’s modern society, the existence of a criminal record can have a detrimental effect on a […]

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Consequences of a Criminal Record

Everyone makes mistakes. From accidentally running a red light to getting a DWI, we’ve all done something that we’re not proud of. But do you know the extent to which your criminal record will follow […]

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Body Cavity Search Leads to Lawsuit Against Texas Hospital

While drug smuggling is a serious problem for officials, an overzealous customs or police officer can lead to serious financial implications. A 54-year-old Lovington, New Mexico, woman filed a lawsuit last December against a Texas hospital, […]

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What is the Difference between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

Misdemeanors vs. Felonies Felonies and misdemeanors are criminal offenses and both can mean incarceration for anyone convicted of either. Less serious and nonviolent crimes are typically charged as misdemeanors, while the most serious offenses are […]

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What is Negligent Homicide?

Negligent Homicide… Explained A death caused by another person’s negligence arises to the level of a crime if the wrongful conduct greatly or grossly deviated from the duty of a person to exercise ordinary care. […]

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What is Juvenile Law?

Juvenile Law… Explained A person who commits a crime or violates an ordinance and is under the age of 18 can be held responsible for his or her actions but might not be charged in […]

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What is Assault and Battery?

Assault and Battery… Explained Assault and battery can be charged together or separately. There are different elements that need to be proved and they may be charged as either a misdemeanor or as a felony, […]

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What is a DUI? How a DUI Attorney can help you?

Driving Under the Influence A DUI, or a DWI, refers to driving while under the influence. While in most instances it applies to driving under the influence of alcohol, it also includes operating a motor […]

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What is a Drug Crime?

Drug Crimes… Explained It is illegal either under state law or federal law, or both, to purchase, possess, sell, distribute, or manufacture any controlled substances. There are numerous types of controlled substances that are placed […]

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What are Theft Offenses?

Types of Theft Charges Most property crimes are theft-related. There are many kinds of theft offenses and how they are charged and the penalties for committing them can vary widely. If you are charged with […]

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