Dora Simmons

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Fighting Charges Successfully

Have you ever been accused of a crime that you didn't commit? I have, and it wasn't fun. About three years ago I was at work when the police swarmed in and took me into custody. They told me that I was being accused of a serious crime, and I was really frustrated with how I was being treated. I knew that I needed to stand up for my rights, so I talked with my family and secured a criminal attorney. She helped me to prove my side of the story and be vindicated for the charges, and I was really pleased with the help I received.

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Charged With Grand Theft Auto? Common Defenses To This Crime

12 October 2019
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If you are charged with a crime, a criminal defense firm will work to get the charges against you reduced, dismissed, or try to convince a judge or jury that you are innocent, using common defenses can help them to fight the charges you are facing. If you are charged with grand theft auto, or stealing an automobile, you may be wondering what defense can be used for this crime. Here are some of the defenses that a criminal defense attorney may use in your case. Read More …

Potential Consequences Of A First DUI

19 June 2019
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While every state varies in its DUI laws and every case is different, there will always be some consequences of a DUI charge. In many cases, though, a first DUI will have far fewer consequences than a second or third one, and your lawyer might even be able to get you a plea bargain that is highly beneficial for you. No matter what, though, it is important to understand that you will likely have some consequences, and here are some of the potential consequences you might face after a first DUI. Read More …

Was Your DUI Stop Legit?

22 March 2019
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If you have found yourself arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), you may have a case for dismissal. The way the stop was carried out must pass legal scrutiny and you will need a criminal law attorney to help you fight the charges. Read on to find out why your DUI stop might not have been legit. Why Were You Stopped? In the chaos and stress caused by a DUI arrest, the way the stop went down might have slipped your mind. Read More …

After A DUI: What Are Your Alternatives?

23 November 2018
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If you've been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), some important decisions are in your future. Once you've been released from jail, speak with a criminal law attorney and evaluate their advice carefully. In the meantime, consider these three options for dealing with the DUI charges below. 1. Fighting the Charge When it comes to fighting the DUI charges, a lot rides on the evidence. You will likely be going up against the state's prime piece of evidence, the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) results, if you take your case to trial. Read More …

DUI Plea Bargain Tips

24 September 2018
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You don't have to go to trial if you have been charged with DUI (driving under the influence). Just like those charged with other criminal charges, you can negotiate with the prosecutor for a pre-trial determination of your case where you plead guilty to certain charges and accept lesser penalties. This is called plea bargaining, and here are a few criminal defense law tips to help you get it right: Read More …