Capital cases are one of the hardest criminal trials, both in terms of the guilt/innocence phase and punishment. Sometimes, what you do before and during the trial can mean the difference between life and death for the defendant. Defendant Coaching If the defendant will take the stand at any point during the trial or sentencing phase, they should be prepared with coaching. Part of coaching may be altering the look of the defendant so they appear less threatening to the jury.
10 March 2020
When you're sentenced to a long stretch of time, there comes a time that you need to accept this reality and begin adjusting to the next phase of life in front of you. While paroles may be a possibility, you will need to come to grips with your prison sentence so that you can survive on the inside and look after your safety and well-being. This is particularly important if you are convicted and sentenced to life in prison.
28 January 2020
Gender discrimination is often deemed an outdated issue. However, even in a workplace as simple as a warehouse, gender discrimination does take place. Here are a few examples of this form of discrimination that may deserve a discussion with a gender discrimination law service. 1. Women are not allowed to help in certain departments. If women are not allowed to perform work just the same as men, or vice versa, this can sometimes be deemed as gender discrimination.
20 December 2019
In many cases, DUI or DWI cases are fairly simple. A person might get arrested -- and later convicted -- for having a few too many drinks before getting behind the wheel. However, some of these cases are more complicated than others. These are a few matters that can complicate your DUI case. 1. You've Had Prior Convictions Sentencing can be quite harsh for even first-time offenders who are convicted of a DUI or DWI.
19 November 2019
Wrongful death lawsuits are designed to help individuals who have lost family members due to someone else's negligence or malice. These types of lawsuits might involve suing for various types of damages. Of course, the types of damages that you can sue for will depend on the circumstances surrounding your loved one's death. A few examples of the types of financial compensation that a wrongful death attorney can help you fight for are listed below, though.
28 October 2019
One of the elements that must be shown in order to win a personal injury case for a car accident is showing that the other driver was negligent or not driving safely. If you have been injured by another driver, you may wonder under what circumstances a driver is negligent. Here are a few of the most common reasons why a driver may be found to be negligent in a car accident personal injury case.
2 October 2019
Anyone accused of a crime has the right to legal representation whether they can afford the criminal defense law attorney or not. This is a right guaranteed in the Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution, and it is designed to give everyone a chance at proving their own innocence if standing trial for a crime. For some people, a public defender is the only option. A public defender has the skills you need to defend your case, but they are often overworked.
29 August 2019
When you are injured in an automobile accident and you have retained a car accident attorney to represent you in a lawsuit, you might think that everything should go smoothly for you, legally speaking. After all, you were not the at-fault driver, and you are the one that has sustained injuries. The thing is though, there is a chance that the at-fault driver will have their own attorney to not just defend themselves, but to try to ruin your credibility.
27 July 2019
When you're dealing with an animal bite, accident or some other event that has caused injury, it's understandable that not only are you injured, but are upset about the situation. You might have had to miss work and incur medical expenses. Suing someone, for personal injury reasons, and hoping for a helpful settlement might be a natural decision, but making mistakes could jeopardize your efforts. What is best to avoid?
28 June 2019
In the weeks that follow your arrest for driving after you've been drinking, you might have done some deep soul-searching. You might have decided to come clean and just admit wrongdoing. You may be ready to take responsibility and hope that your candor will resonate with the judge and they'll be lenient. You might not even be planning to contact a DUI attorney. However, this can be dangerous. Why shouldn't you go it alone?
23 May 2019