Why A Public Defender Isn’t Your Best Defense

If you've been arrested, you've heard the following: You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. If you never expected to need [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:06:39+00:00September 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Why A Public Defender Isn’t Your Best Defense

So You Got A DUI Charge After Leaving A Party

Sports are back! You decided to go to a party to watch your favorite team win. While there, everyone was enjoying the food and drinks (beers, liquors, wine), including you. After your team lost, you decided to down another drink or two before leaving. On the way home, you encountered the cops and they arrested [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:06:46+00:00August 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Traffic Tickets|Comments Off on So You Got A DUI Charge After Leaving A Party

5 Critical Mistakes You Need To Avoid If You’ve Been Charged With A Crime In Alabama

If you are facing criminal charges in Alabama, it is important to avoid critical mistakes that could cost you your freedom. Too many individuals try to figure out what they can/cannot do to protect themselves, and in turn, end up throwing themselves under a bus. Since the goal is to stay out of jail, here [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:06:55+00:00July 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on 5 Critical Mistakes You Need To Avoid If You’ve Been Charged With A Crime In Alabama

Charged With Shoplifting While Using Self-Checkout

Now that COVID-19 has changed the supercenter landscape, it is not surprising that self-checkout shoplifting charges have increased. There are legitimate cases where people have intended on defrauding businesses knowing that they can “accidentally” forget to scan the item or to “think they heard the beep” before bagging the item(s). However, there are some instances [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:07:01+00:00June 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Financial|Comments Off on Charged With Shoplifting While Using Self-Checkout

Domestic Violence On The Rise During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Domestic violence covers a wide swath of charges, including simple assault, aggravated assault, strangulation, and even Protection from Abuse Orders. In most cases, domestic violence stems from drinking/drugs and/or arguments over finances and/or cheating. With the stay-at-home order issued by Governor Ivey to curve/prevent the spread of COVID-19, domestic violence has risen in our state [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:07:06+00:00May 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Domestic Violence On The Rise During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Will My Slip And Fall Claim Be Dismissed Because Of A Warning Sign?

So you fell due to a negligent individual or an unsafe area while on the property of a business or another individual… “Eh, it was not that bad. I am okay, nothing is wrong.” Initially, you were not concerned as you did not feel anything, but a few days later and you cannot move. The [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:07:13+00:00April 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Will My Slip And Fall Claim Be Dismissed Because Of A Warning Sign?

Arrested For Shoplifting, What Can You Do?

In Alabama, shoplifting is defined as the theft of store merchandise (simple enough). However, a shoplifting charge can be levied against you from the accusation of theft or leaving the store without paying/permission to leave. That’s a fairly broad stroke…   What Is Needed For A Conviction In A Shoplifting Case? To secure a conviction, [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:07:18+00:00March 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Arrested For Shoplifting, What Can You Do?

An Expert Can Help Improve Your Accident Claim Chances

If you have been injured in an accident of any type in Alabama, you might be able to sue for damages and associated costs by all parties involved. Rather than settle out-of-court, most parties will want to take their chances in court. When that happens, you will need to have documentation, research, proof, and more [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:07:23+00:00February 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Traffic Tickets|Comments Off on An Expert Can Help Improve Your Accident Claim Chances

What Should I Do If I Have Been Arrested In Alabama?

Most encounters with law enforcement are rather mundane - traffic tickets and accident reports. However, some encounters end up escalating, ending up with an arrest (or multiple arrests). During the arrest phase, you may feel that your rights were violated; and possibly so. While it may be difficult, it is best to remain calm and [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:07:29+00:00January 6th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Traffic Tickets|Comments Off on What Should I Do If I Have Been Arrested In Alabama?

What Are My Rights During A Traffic Stop?

We have all been there… One second you are driving down the highway without a care in the world and the next moment you are being pulled over. You try feverishly to figure out why you were pulled over, come up with a legitimate excuse (if you need it), and then you worry about what [...]

By |2020-10-28T20:07:35+00:00December 6th, 2019|Criminal Defense, Traffic Tickets|Comments Off on What Are My Rights During A Traffic Stop?