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February 2016 Archives

‘Mob Wives’ actress arrested for allegedly punching woman

It’s never fun to get into a dispute, but once in a while it happens to all of us. Unfortunately, we have heard of many stories where a verbal dispute gets out of hand and becomes violent. On the other hand, we have also heard of very heated verbal fights that lead to accusations of violence that are later found to be unsubstantiated. These types of situations can get very sticky because they may involve scenarios where there are few or no witnesses involved.

Babysitter faces murder charge in Staten Island boy’s death

No matter what type of criminal charge someone faces, it is likely to be extremely frightening and stressful. When a person is charged with a crime, they might feel like they have to prove their innocence even though it is the government’s duty to prove their case.

Why do I need a criminal defense lawyer?

Although some might think that all criminal law clients are repeat offenders, it’s important to remember that a lot of individuals are facing this type of charge for the first time. There are many individuals who lead a typical life and have never been in trouble with the law. Then suddenly they find themselves facing criminal charges. This can be extremely scary and frustrating.

What Does "Implied Consent" Mean?

There is no shortage of police procedurals on television or in the movie theater. Also adding to the media blitz are books, magazine articles and news items. With all of this content swirling around, you have very likely heard the phrase "implied consent" without having a clear understanding of what it actually means.

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