• Factors Affecting DUI Sentencing

    Although DUI (driving under the influence) sentences vary across different states, the factors that determine the severity of the sentences are more or less the same. Here are some of the factors that determine your sentencing if convicted of DUI. BAC Alcohol impairs judgment, reduces reaction time, and even makes some people drowsy. The more alcohol in your blood, the more your driving will be affected. The volume of alcohol in your system is referred to as your blood alcohol content. [Read More]

  • What To Know About How Accident Lawyers Are Paid

    After an accident, it's only natural to place all your attention on your recovery. You might never consider taking legal action against the other driver and this is usually due to a number of factors. You might be under the mistaken impression that the insurance company will handle things. Some accident victims know they need an attorney, but think they cannot afford one. Read on to find out more about paying for the legal help you need when you are hurt in an accident that was not your fault. [Read More]

  • Mental Health Issues That May Impact a Criminal Case

    As soon as you've been charged criminally, you need to seek legal counsel and begin discussing the details of your case. Although some criminal cases are black and white, others are in the gray area—meaning that there may be some room for interpretation when it comes to your responsibility for the alleged crime. One defense that might be applicable to your case is that you were suffering from mental health issues that prevented you from knowing what you were doing. [Read More]