Category Archives: Criminal

Who is eligible for a public defender?

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

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What is an expungement? Can my record be expunged?

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

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If I am a victim of a crime, can I file a lawsuit?

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

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What are the steps involved in a criminal case?

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.
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If I am arrested, when should an attorney be hired?

If you are arrested, an attorney should be hired, or at least consulted, as soon as possible. Continue reading

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