Being arrested can be a scary experience. Whether you are guilty or innocent, you might be worried about your future. Many people are arrested and don't understand what they need to do to protect themselves. Here are a couple things you need to understand to ensure that you are protected. 1. You Can Be Arrested Without Being Charged With A Crime Some people mistakenly think that when they are arrested they are charged with a crime. [Read More]
After Sexual Assault: What Should You Do Next?
The reality of sexual assault is heartbreaking, and the stress and trauma it brings can be devastating. The important thing to remember is that you are not in any way responsible for the perpetrator's behavior, and should not feel guilty but do everything possible to get help and ensure the perpetrator is punished. The steps you take right after the assault can greatly determine if a successful case can be built against the perpetrator, so it is important to keep calm, gather evidence and seek treatment. [Read More]
Head To Court Or Pay The Ticket? What Should You Do?
You were cruising down the highway listening to your favorite song on the radio, when suddenly the police pull you over for speeding. You were just involved in an accident where you drifted into the next lane and hit a passing car. These are just some of the reasons for receiving a traffic violation ticket. Should you fight this ticket in court or simply pay the cost? The answer depends on the type of violation it is and if it's worth fighting in court. [Read More]
How Parents Can Protect Their Juveniles Against Police Brutality
There has been several stories in the news of unarmed young men being shot by police officers. The most recent case isFreddie Gray. On April 12, 2015, Gray, who was a 25-year old man, was arrested by the Baltimore Police Department. Gray suffered a spinal cord injury and other injuries while being transported to jail and died several days later on April 19. A juvenile lawyer can help parents to protect their children against police brutality. [Read More]