Why You May Be Charged And Tried More Than Once For The Same Crime

16 March 2018
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A common belief is that a person cannot be charged more than once for the same crime, but this isn't always true. Here are cases in which you may be charged twice for the same crime: You Were neither Convicted nor Acquitted You cannot be convicted of the same crime only if your first trial ended in an acquittal or conviction. For example, if you have been convicted of DUI and sentenced to one month in jail, the prosecution can't charge you with DUI again even if they feel the sentence is too lenient. Read More 

Three Jobs You Lose The Privilege Of Having After Being Charged With A DUI

6 December 2017
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DUIs have serious consequences that many people don't realize until it's too late. For this reason, you want to hire a DUI attorney whenever you are charged with a DUI in order to either reduce charges or, hopefully, get the case written off altogether. One of the biggest privileges you lose when you are charged with a DUI is the inability to take on certain jobs. Here are three jobs that require their employees not to have any previous DUIs: Read More 

Six Mistakes That Increase Your Chances Of Having A DWI

7 November 2017
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If you've recently been hit with a DWI, you no doubt want to avoid ever having to go through the process again. In most states, a second or third DWI is going to have much worse consequences than the previous DWI. It's therefore in your best interests to change some of your habits to avoid a subsequent DWI arrest. The following are six mistakes you should avoid after dealing with a DWI to prevent any future issues: Read More 

3 Instances When You Should Hire An Attorney For Your DUI Case

19 June 2017
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If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, you may wonder if it would be a good idea to hire a lawyer. If so, there are three instances when you should definitely consider hiring an attorney to represent you for your DUI case. Previous DUIs on Your Record If this is not the first time you were pulled over for drinking and driving, you may have one or more previous convictions on your record. Read More 

What if You Want to Get a Divorce When Your Immigration Is Based on a Marriage Visa?

5 May 2017
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If you have married a United States citizens and you are trying to become a resident of the country, things can get tricky if you decide that you want a divorce. The facts vary depending on your case. To help, here's what you need to know. 1. You Become a Permanent Resident After Two Years When you marry a US-citizen, the immigration process involves several steps. In some cases, you may start with a fiancee visa to enter the country. Read More