Types Of Child Custody

The process of splitting up and divorcing can be complicated enough when it only involves two adults, but it will become even more convoluted if children are involved. There are three general types of custody that you should understand – legal, physical, and visitation. This guide can walk you through each of them. Legal custody Legal custody affords you all parental right. In other words, you are allowed to make decisions on behalf of your child's well-being, whether they are of a medical, educational, or personal nature. Read More 

The Long-Term Effects Of A DUI Conviction

You may be familiar with the immediate consequences related to a DUI conviction. It could result in going to jail, having your driver's license suspended, or being fined. However, DUIs can also have a great impact on your future. While the immediate consequences can be served and you'll move on, there are other consequences that will continue to follow you down the road. Current Employment One immediate impact will be on your job. Read More 

What To Do When You Have Been Accused Of Domestic Violence

It can be a complete surprise to have a process server hand you a temporary restraining order or a summons to appear in court for a domestic violence charge. Even worse is to have the police show up to arrest you. It is important you understand what you need to do and how to behave from that moment on. These charges are not to be taken lightly, and your actions could land you in jail. Read More 

A Guide To Dealing With DUI Charges

Enduring the challenge and looming penalties of a driving under the influence (DUI) case can be tremendous. Because of this, you'll need to take the time to understand the law and hire a lawyer that is able to represent you. The penalties are stiff no matter what state you live in, which is why you need to fight the case and put your ducks in a row. With this in the back of your head, read on and use these tips the best that you can. Read More 

Situation With Baltimore Police, Planted Evidence, Lends Lessons For Others In Similar Situations

Right now, it's a good time to be a criminal defendant in Baltimore -- and a very bad time to be a police officer. The situation going on in the city illustrates how easy it is for an entire city's police force to lose credibility based on the actions of a few rogue officers -- and why defense attorneys need to stay alert to claims from a client that swears he or she is innocent. Read More