Drug possession charges are serious allegations, regardless of whether you are accused of possession of drug paraphernalia or possession of meth. Upon being arrested for actual or constructive possession of a controlled drug, you will likely face felony drug charges. Misdemeanor charges result only in a few possession situations. A felony conviction could lead to […]
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This holiday season, many Americans will hit the road to reunite with family and friends to spend one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States-Thanksgiving. People planning to travel 50 miles or more will have plenty of company on crowded highways and roads this Thanksgiving. The AAA association reports that millions of people […]
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At the core of every personal injury case is the question of liability: who is responsible for the victim’s injuries? In many cases, the answer is clear-cut. The person who drove the car, owned the property, or shot the gun is entirely liable for harm to the victim. In other cases, it’s more complicated. Negligent […]
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Like a handful of other states, Alabama has no laws or regulations on the use of criminal records in hiring or other employment decisions by employers. Under Alabama law, an employer can turn you down for a job on the basis of your DUI criminal record. Notably, DUI convictions in AL cannot be expunged, which […]
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Thousands of people experience catastrophic injuries each year due to someone else’s negligence. Often, victims face exorbitant medical expenses, long-term rehabilitation costs, and loss of income due to their ability to work like before after an accident. Still, the financial aspect of catastrophic injuries is just one part of the story. The human cost of […]
If a law enforcement officer does not stop your vehicle or does not suspect that you may be under the influence, it will naturally minimize your risk of a DUI arrest. An experienced Alabama DUI attorney would offer the following advice to reduce your chances of being stopped by a police officer: Make sure you […]
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The decision as to whether a defendant should take the stand in their own defense belongs solely to the defendant, although the attorney will advise them. In general, most lawyers like to follow the “presumption of innocence” doctrine and decline to put their client on the stand. Most criminal defense lawyers avoid putting their client […]
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Do you have a previous arrest that is not only a source of embarrassment for you but is also an impediment in your career? Fortunately, a seasoned criminal defense lawyer can likely get it erased from your criminal records if the charge was resolved favorably and was not a violent felony? Criminal charges do […]
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Making mistakes is an indelible part of the human experience, but for some who have been convicted of a crime, the consequences can last for a lifetime. Sometimes, an impulsive decision can lead to humiliation and loss of freedom on being arrested and incarcerated. Many people utilize their time in prison to rehabilitate themselves. […]
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Pedestrians in Alabama and elsewhere are at a higher risk of accidents and injuries because they do not have the protections such as airbags, seatbelt, or crumple zones that a car driver has. Moreover, many of the cars and bigger vehicles are built in such a way that a driver may sometimes fail to notice […]
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