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Why a Criminal Defense Lawyer is an Asset During Defense Trial

A criminal charge can bring one’s life to a standstill. Whether truly guilty or not, one has to undergo the process of prosecution upon being accused of a crime. The smallest incident can have a drastic impact on the alleged offender, and his/her ...
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The 8 Steps of Criminal Proceedings

Criminal law and procedure - it has always been one of the most popular themes in television programming. From early TV, which featured Perry Mason, to the popular Columbo series in the 70s, and now with the multi-show franchises of CSI, Law and ...
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Insanity Defense in a Criminal Case: What It Means and How It Can Be of Help

Having a loved one charged with a crime and seeing him go through the criminal justice process can be overwhelming. Not only is the whole ordeal humiliating for the defendant, but it also is a trying time for you as you try to help your friend or ...
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How Your Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Give You A New Life?

Does a crime define you? I would say no. I don't think all of us are born evil, nor are we all evil. Most of us, if not all, have manipulative, violent tendencies in us. We may not exercise or implement them, but that latent desire exists in each ...
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How to Deal with a DUI Crime or Charge

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and other similar substances has increased in the last few years, and that graph keeps heading towards the North, with no intention of returning. Not many people understand the possible and very serious...
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Defense Attorney for DUI/ DWI Drunk Driving

If you have been charged with a DUI or DWI in Cleveland County District Court and seeking representation from an experienced local attorney, call Douglas J. Smith, Attorney for the Smith Law Office, P.C. located at 104 East Eufaula Street in ...
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White Collar Crime: The Challenge of Sentencing

White Collar Crime: The Challenges of Sentencing White collar crimes include financial offenses committed for personal gain using deception. They typically involve abuse of trust or position, deceit or maneuver and white collar crimes are m...
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Drones and the Law

Earlier this month, a Skylife medical helicopter narrowly avoided a collision with a hobbyist’s drone outside Fresno Yosemite International Airport. No one was injured, but the potential for disaster is what’s making officials uncomfortable. Ac...
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Drone Do Me Like That

                As the subtle tension lingers between drone enthusiasts and federal government policymakers, there is much speculation as to just how much each side should be limited.  As it stands, ...
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Three Notorious Female Serial Killers that History Forgot

When you think about a serial killer, what kind of profile comes to mind? By definition anyone who commits more than three murders in a short period of time is classified as a serial killer. More prominently featured is the profile of the average ...
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