Arrested? Let Your Lawyer do the Talking
The negative impact of a criminal conviction can be devastating to a family, especially if you don’t consult with the right criminal law attorney. The slightest conversation with the police following an arrest could lead to your conviction under the worst circumstance. Be careful to seek a criminal law attorney the moment you are met with legal adversity, because without council even the slightest charge could land you in prison.
A misdemeanor charge could be detrimental to your record and capable of leaving long-term consequences in its wake. Misdemeanor drug charges, battery and DUI offenses carry significant penalties and fines. If you find yourself charged with a conviction of this nature, you should seek council from a criminal law attorney immediately.
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Insuring a Good Settlement for Your Personal Injury
Understanding how to choose an attorney can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. When hiring a personal injury lawyer, you are not looking necessarily for the best client experience or rapport, but you need to find someone that is effective at getting positive results for you and your family. Typically, only 2% of all personal injury cases have to go to trial, so you should concentrate on hiring a personal injury attorney that has an exceptional record for getting the best settlement.
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Three Facts You Should Know About Hiring a Private Detective
With the Veronica Mars movie out, public interest has once again been piqued by the idea of private detective firms. They’ve had their place in many television series, movies and books over the years, but it’s often easy to forget that they are, in fact, part of a successful industry with millions of dollars worth of investigations taking place each year.
What, exactly, do licensed private detectives do? These days, a lot of the business firms see deals with company-related investigations — approximately 50% of private investigators work for financial institutions or other b Continue Reading
Is a Rule Against Smoking a Violation of Your Rights as an Employee?
According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, 18.1% of all American adults smoke. However, following a combination of multiple state and federal laws and a slew of successful public health campaigns, the ground is shrinking beneath the feet of smokers. Not only are smokers not allowed to smoke in public areas in many states, now many businesses are exercising their right to set mandates on their property, banning smoking on premises among their employees. As should be no surprise in the lawsuit-happy United States, many Americans are hiring employment attorneys to fight against perceived discrimination, citing the banning of smoking as a violation of your rights as an employee.
Your “Right to Smoke” isn’t a Right at All
As WorkplaceFairness.org, a well-k Continue Reading