WHAT ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF COMMON TERMS OR CONDITIONS OF PROBATION?
Some examples of common terms and conditions of probation are: Check in with a probation officer as instructed; Abstain from using illegal or non-prescribed drugs, and do not abuse prescribed drugs; Abstain from alcohol; Attend and complete drug and/or alcohol rehabilitation; Submit to random or scheduled drug screens; Submit to random searches Stay employed or […]
What defenses can I use for criminal trial?
In order for a person to be convicted of a crime, the prosecutor must prove, in trial, beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant is guilty. At trial, a defendant is given the chance to present a defense that supports whether or not they committed the crime, and if they did commit a crime, a legal […]
What is Assault and Battery?
Recently I sat down with a potential client who believed he was being charged in correctly. He advised me that he was being accused of hitting someone when he never laid a hand on anyone. He was fairly adamant that his case should be dismissed because he did not assault anyone. After about 10 minutes […]