DMV Hearings & Court Hearings: Understanding the Difference

You were pulled over for a DUI, reckless driving, or speeding, and you have now received a letter stating you have to go to a DMV hearing before you ever go to court. If you have never had to deal with a DMV hearing, this letter may come as a surprise. Take a look at some of the things you likely want to know about the differences between a DMV hearing and a court hearing after a driving-related charge. [Read More]

Who Is Responsible For Injuries Caused By Battery Explosions?

Could there be a danger hiding among your holiday gifts? If anything you give or receive contains lithium ion batteries, it's a possibility. Lithium-ion batteries, which are used in digital cameras, vape pens, some watches, personal electronics, remote control toys, hoverboards, remote car locks, and MP3 players—among other things—have been causing problems for years. While effective and long-lasting, they can also be quite volatile. Here are the things you should know. [Read More]

Search, Seizure, And Probable Cause

Law enforcement personnel have powers that can interfere with what many citizens think of as their "rights." While the US Constitution does provide us with valuable and hard-fought rights to privacy, those rights have to be balanced with the need for law enforcement to take action against apparent criminal activity. If you have been arrested because of a search of your property, you might have reason to feel that your rights have been violated. [Read More]

Drug Charge Defense 101: The Basics Of Protecting Yourself

There are few charges that people feel are as hard to beat as drug possession. While it may seem like it's a tough charge to contest, the truth is that you CAN fight those charges in some cases. With the help of a criminal drug possession lawyer and an understanding of the law, you could build a solid defense that just might save you in court. Here are some of the things that you should know. [Read More]