Category: Articles

Should I Represent Myself In Court?

Criminal defendants always have the right to defend themselves in the court, that is guaranteed under the Constitution. However, before you decide to represent yourself in court, you should always ask yourself these questions: Do I know enough of the law? Do have I have the time apart from work and family? Do have I…
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Public Defender vs. Private Attorney

Everyone is familiar with the Miranda reading issued by the police officer when they arrest someone, especially the second part of it,“You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be provided for you.” That’s the beauty of the American justice system, even if you can’t afford an expensive private…
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I’ve Been Charged With A Misdemeanor. What Do I Do Now?

What is a misdemeanor? Misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by up to one year in jail. Misdemeanors can also result in penalties in addition to incarceration such as: fines, probation, restitution and community service. Under the Constitution, if you’ve been charged with a crime, such as a misdemeanor, you are considered innocent until the…
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