Why Your Child May Be Better Off Being Tried As An Adult
27 October 2016
Most people assume that children should only be tried in juvenile courts. While there are numerous advantages to that approach, there are also some juvenile defendants that may benefit from the adult court process. Here are two examples of the advantages your child may receive by getting tried in an adult court:
Trial by Jury
In most states, juveniles do not have the right to get tried by the jury. If your kid is tried in an adult court, they may be tried by a jury and enjoy the associated benefits, such as these two:
Three Ways To Make Sure You Don't Get Wrongly Detained At A DUI Checkpoint
6 October 2016
The first step in preventing a DUI checkpoint arrest, of course, is to avoid drinking and driving. But in a world where DUI arrests are sometimes made wrongfully, that may not be quite enough. You'll have to understand the DUI checkpoint process in order to effectively protect yourself from this catastrophe. Since some of the things police officers look for during a checkpoint can have reasonable explanations other than drunk driving, you could (if you're very unlucky) get nabbed for driving under the influence when you're simply very nervous and emotional for other reasons.
Three Tips For Preparing To Meet With Your Attorney
16 September 2016
Suffering a serious injury due to an accident caused by another person can be a devastating experience. When this occurs, pursuing legal action may be the most efficient option for recovering the damages that you suffered. If you are considering legal action, it will be essential to meet with an experienced attorney to better evaluate your options. For those that are not sure of the steps that they should take to get the most from this meeting, it may be wise to consider the following few tips.
Back To School: What To Know About Bankruptcy Financial Education Requirements
29 August 2016
If you have heard of people that take advantage of bankruptcy for financial reasons, then you may understand why it was necessary for the courts to add some new provisions onto the bankruptcy code. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 added two different classes for filers to undergo as a requirement to file and have a bankruptcy discharged. This law, and the resulting classes, attempt to discourage repeat filers, but everyone is required to take them.