What Is Sexual Battery?

The terms states use to describe sexual crimes vary.  Some states refer to touching another person in a sexual manner…

What Is the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?

Most people use the words “lawyer” and “attorney” interchangeably. This makes sense. In casual use, the words have effectively identical…

Am I Being Detained? Key Questions You Should Ask During Interactions with the Police

Most everyone has heard that the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution bars unreasonable search and seizure. Oftentimes, an individual’s…

What Happens If You Get an Out of State Warrant for Arrest?

Being arrested on an out-of-state warrant is something no one looks forward to. If a person is arrested or is…

5 Things to Remember if You’re Up Against False Accusations in Court

False accusations in court are more common than many people realize. Unfortunately, false allegations can result in significant jail time…

Pleading Guilty: Should You Do it, or Proceed to Trial?

When it comes to your criminal case, you are given the choice of pleading guilty or proceeding to trial. Perhaps…