Generally speaking, you are eligible for a public defender if you are a juvenile or are an adult charged with a crime in which prison time may be required and you are considered “indigent.” Continue reading
The ability to have a record expunged depends on a variety of factors, including the type of crime you were convicted of and whether or not the crime is your first and only offense. Continue reading
It is very rare for a civil suit to also be filed for most criminal matters simply because most criminals don’t have financial resources. Continue reading
This is a very generalized overview of the steps of the criminal process. Every case has its own unique set of circumstances that may affect this process. When faced with a criminal matter, it is always best to consult with an attorney as soon as possible.
If you are arrested, an attorney should be hired, or at least consulted, as soon as possible. Continue reading