How Can a Defense Lawyer Help You With Drug Charges?

  How Can A Defense Lawyer Help You With Drug Charges? Hiring the best criminal defense lawyer should be your very first step after being charged with drug possession. The importance of hiring an excellent defense attorney to deal with drug charges increases multifold if you are a student because this could not only damage your reputation, but also your education as well as your future. Before going into the details of how a student’s life gets affected by drug charges and how to deal with them, it is important that we briefly discuss the different types of drug charges and the laws related to them. Drug Crimes The cultivation, manufacturing, trafficking, possession, distribution, and consumption of certain drugs are [...]

What is Automatism?

  The term “automatism” refers to involuntary or un-conscious behavior. When a person is being tried for criminal charges, automatism can be used by the criminal defense attorney as an affirmative defense. Automatism is a type of legal defense in which the criminal defense lawyer argues that a person cannot be punished or held responsible for their crime or act because they were either not conscious when the act was carried out such as walking in their sleep, in a hypnotic state or suffering from concussion or epilepsy, or the crime was the result of an involuntary action such as loss of control over the muscles, a reflex action or a convulsion. A criminal defense attorney, in defense of automatism, [...]

Why I Take Great Pride in Being a Criminal Defense Attorney

Being a Criminal Defense Attorney comes with a pre-defined stigma. Very little thought is given to the other side of the coin simply because of the negativity associated with the term 'criminal'. The reality is that being charged with a crime should not label someone as a criminal. Many things happen circumstantially; those accused of a crime have a background and context that needs to be taken into consideration. I take a great pride in being a Criminal Defense Lawyer because I see it as an opportunity to provide a fighting chance to those who may otherwise find themselves helpless. Subsequently, I find it important to bring to light the good in people. Everyone makes mistakes, it is part of being human. [...]

4 Reasons You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

When dealing with any serious, life altering issues, enlisting professional assistance is highly advised to be able to find the best possible solutions for your problems, whether they are health related, financial, or legal. While we know how important it is to consult a professional healthcare practitioner to overcome health issues, many of us do not know the importance and benefits of consulting an attorney to deal with legal issues.  You may not need an attorney’s help while fighting a speeding ticket (though it can still be beneficial), but you definitely need professional advice to deal with numerous other legal issues, including criminal arrests such as DWI, DUI, assault, family violence, drug possession, theft, sex crimes, as well as numerous [...]