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Oct 27

Misdemeanor vs. Felony: What’s the Difference?

In the United States, criminal offenses are usually classified as either misdemeanors or felonies. Their main difference lies in the gravity of the imposable penalty, and whether a crime is a misdemeanor or a felony depends on factors like the imposable penalty, the place of incarceration, and in some cases,...
Sep 16

Do I Need a Lawyer to Get Off Probation Early?

If you are looking to get off probation early and want to file in court to petition for early termination, you might want to consider partnering with a lawyer. They often make the paperwork much easier, and the process can happen much faster when you have a lawyer on your...
Aug 15

How a DUI Impacts a CDL License

If you have had a DUI in the past and are looking at getting a CDL license, you might be wondering if the DUI impacts you getting a CDL license. If you already have a CDL license, you might also be wondering if the DUI will affect the license you...
Jul 22

Your Rights if a Sealed Record Appears on a Background Check

If you’ve put in the work to get your criminal record sealed, you shouldn’t have to worry about your record haunting you. Record sealing should hide these records except in specific circumstances.  So why is your sealed record still showing up?  If you’re concerned about your future because of a...
Jun 27

How Much Jail Time Will I Face for a Gun Charge?

Gun-related offenses can impact your future for some time. Guns are deadly weapons, and misusing them or owning one without taking the right steps can come with harsh legal penalties.  Because of that, you may already be facing jail time and worse if you’ve been accused of a gun-related offense....