When a person is arrested, they may have the opportunity to pay a sum of money to be released from police custody until their trial hearing. This payment is typically reimbursed once the defendant appears in court. This is called posting bail, and it ensures that the defendant will...
People charged with criminal offenses have many options when it comes to protecting themselves against criminal charges. At first, the first choice one must consider is whether to stand for oneself or whether to hire a competent, professional criminal defense attorney. While the Sixth Amendment of the United States...
When a person faces serious consequences like being charged for a crime, whether guilty or not, it becomes imperative to seek the best legal representation. Not hiring a lawyer with enough knowledge, experience, and a good reputation is something that a person under trial cannot afford. However, selecting a criminal...
One in twenty-five Americans was arrested in 2011. While the majority of these arrests don’t have any impact on the everyday person, it can be traumatic if a loved one is incarcerated. Unfortunately, there’s really nothing you can do to change the fact that your loved one is going to...
Criminal lawyers have a crucial role in the United States justice system by fighting for a person accused of a criminal offense. There are some that accuse criminal lawyers of helping criminals get away with breaking the law, they actually defend the rights of all Americans to a fair...