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West Virginia Criminal Statutes of Limitations
How much time does the prosecution have to charge you in the Mountain State? ... Read more

Skipping Bail? A Bounty Hunter Might Follow
In most countries, only government law enforcement officers have authority to go after and arrest fugitives from justice. But in the United States, bounty hunters (also called “fugitive recovery agents”)—private citizens who make it their profession to track down and capture bail jumpers—have ... Read more

Criminal Charges: What Do They Mean?
From arrest to the charging decision and beyond, criminal cases involve a series of critical stages. ... Read more

Initial Appearance in Court after an Arrest
Languishing in jail with no idea of the formal charges against you is not uncommon in many parts of the world. In the United States, it's against the law. ... Read more

Revoking Bail: Go to Jail & Lose Your Bond
Getting released on bail can be complicated and costly, but going back to jail and forfeiting bond is even worse. When a defendant violates bail conditions or fails to show up in court, bail is almost always revoked (the defendant is put in custody). After revocation comes forfeiture. So, the defendant loses his freedom and might possibly lose a lot of money. ... Read more

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This is a tough situation. The absence of a criminal record is a mitigating fact relative to your matter. The best thing to do is contact an attorney regarding this. Please call.   Nick Froning ...Read more

Our firm offers a free 30-minute "limited" initial consultation on criminal cases. We are in Polk County. 

Under Florida law, the judge may sentence a defendant to the maximum penalty regardless of the points on the Criminal Punishment Code Scoresheet.  "If total sentence points are less than or equal ...Read more

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Cherry Hill DWI Lawyers: Leaving the Scene of an Accident While Under the I

Millions of car accidents occur in the United States each year, and while the majority of these are not serious, many result in injury or death. A significant percentage of accidents are due to at lea ... Read more

Texas Legislative Issues/News: Proposal Submitted to Remove Non-Killers Fro

A bipartisan group of Texas lawmakers are advocating for legislation that would reform Texas’ death penalty laws. Under current state law, if someone is involved in a killing crime, but doe ... Read more

Can I get off probation if I still owe $16, 000 in restitution?

Q: I just saw my probation officer today and I expressed that I really want to get off of probation next year. It ends in five years. However, the amount I still owed is lower but not the full amount. ... Read more

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Q: My sister and I got into a fight on campus property. She called the cops on me & the cops called me and asked me to come into the station, I went into the police station they told me my charges ... Read more

US Supreme Court Allows Jury Verdict Attack Due to Racial Bias

exhibited overt racial bias casting serious doubt on the fairness and impartiality of the jury’s deliberations. In Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado (No. 15-606), https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/ ... Read more

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