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  • House Arrest After Your DUI Conviction: What You Need To Know

    At the sentencing for your DUI conviction, one of the punishments that the judge may order is house arrest. House arrest is often offered to first-time DUI offenders or to those who opt to take advantage of a plea bargain. Here are a few things that you need to know if house arrest is part of your punishment for a DUI. 1. Some States Combine House Arrest with Alcohol Monitoring
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  • Two Possible Defenses For Avoiding And Evading The Police Charge

    If you don't stop when a police officer directs you to, you could end up being charged with evading or eluding the police on top of any other charges you may be hit with as a result of the stop. Although it's generally a misdemeanor, an evading/eluding police charge can still result in you being sent to jail, losing your license, and paying a pretty hefty fine. Here are two possible defenses you can use that may help you avoid getting convicted.
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  • The Benefits Of Expunging Your Criminal Record

    If you have completed your criminal sentence, paid back your restitution and shown that you are staying out of trouble, you may be able to file to have your criminal record expunged. Having a criminal record expunged is an uphill battle. It requires you, or an attorney you hire, to convince a judge that he should expunge the criminal conviction from your record. Because it can be such an uphill battle, you may find yourself wondering if it is something that is truly beneficial.
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  • Making An Impression: What To Know About Your DUI Court Appearance

    Being arrested for driving under the influence is a serious matter, one that requires the help and expertise of a criminal defense attorney. Once you have that important legal advocate on your side, you are ready for your day in court... or are you? Your behavior and appearance can go a long way toward improving your chances of success that day, so read on to learn more about making a good impression when you go to your DUI court appearance.
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  • 3 Reasons To Hire A DWI Attorney

    Being charged with a DWI is an extremely frightening and serious issue, mostly because of the short-term and long-term penalties that can often be associated with a DWI conviction. The following are three reasons to hire a DWI attorney to help you.. Save Yourself Money In The Long Run One of the biggest reasons to hire a DWI attorney is in order to save yourself quite a lot of money in the long run.
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  • Some Things You Need To Do After Getting A DUI Charge

    A DUI charge can be serious and life-changing. It is seen as a criminal offense and if you don't take care of it properly it could hurt you and your ability to drive for the rest of your life. Here are some things that you need to do to make sure the DUI doesn't follow you and taint your future. 1. You Need To Talk To An Attorney A DUI might seem cut and dry enough that you think you can go through it on your own.
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  • What To Do If You Are Arrested

    If you are arrested for a crime the things you do and the way you act can have a lot to do with how you are treated, the privileges you get, and even the amount of time you end up doing, or not doing, for your crime. This is why you should make sure you do everything in your power to make sure that you act in a way that's going to give you the best outcome possible.
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  • Children And Crime: What Rights Does A Juvenile Have?

    What happens if your child gets arrested? While laws vary from state to state, there are some things that you have a right to expect -- and some things that you don't. Here's what you need to know. The age of your child matters. It's important to remember, especially for parents of teens who are still in high school, that your 18-year-old is legally an adult even if he or she hasn't yet graduated high school and is dependent on you.
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