An Overview of How Probable Cause Works in Your Case

You can only be arrested for a crime when there is something known as ‘probable cause.’ You may have heard…

Are the Police Able to Search My Property? A Helpful FAQ

You have probably already heard that, before the police are able to search your home, they will need a warrant…

Sentenced to House Arrest After You’ve Received a DUI

Picture this: You’re arrested for a DUI for the first time and wonder if you’re going to go to prison…

Statistics on Juvenile Crimes and What Might be at Stake

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has compiled statistics on juvenile crime rates, understanding some of the common…

Drug Possession Differs from Possession with Intent to Sell

Sometimes, drug possession and possession with intent to sell are mixed up. Possession and intent to sell are very different…

When it is “Reasonable” for a Warrantless Search to Occur

There are several categories that dictate whether or not a warrant is required. Many people seem to think that, no…

When a Search Takes Place Without a Search Warrant

When you are suspected of a crime, sometimes something known as a search warrant is supplied. However, not all searches…

Was my Arrest Legal and What Evidence is Usually Needed?

Let’s say that you are walking about, minding your own business, when you are approached by a police officer. They…

Are There Defenses I Can Use for Drunk Driving?

If you have been charged with a DUI, you may wonder what will happen to you and your record. DUIs…

Types of Criminal Defenses: Lack of Probable Cause

Understanding what probable cause is can help you determine, in your own case, whether or not there was enough to…