How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost?

Attorney cost varies depending on who represents you. There are three options for representation in criminal defense cases: Self-representation Public defender Private attorney Self-representation Self-representation, commonly known as “in pro per,” has no attorney cost. However, you could have to pay court costs and discovery charges. Public Defender The public …

Police Stops and Your Rights

tips on safely interacting with police during stops Knowing your duties, rights, and law enforcement objectives can help you safely navigate an encounter with law enforcement. Below is a brief discussion of things to consider if you are stopped by the police. step 1: know your duties Identify Yourself You …

Firearm Prohibition for Misdemeanor Domestic Violence

Firearm Prohibition Current law places a ten year firearm prohibition on person convicted of certain violent crimes. Basically, this means a person cannot own, possess, control, purchase, or receive a firearm. This includes a misdemeanor conviction for domestic violence. Assembly Bill 3129 Beginning January 1, 2019, a conviction for misdemeanor …

SCR 48: Resolution to Reform Felony Murder Rule

SCR 48 – Senate Concurrent Resolution SCR 48 is a senate concurrent resolution passed on September 22, 2017. It recognized the need for statutory reform to more equitably sentence offenders according to their involvement in the crime. Although SCR 48 did not make any changes to existing law, it laid …