Consider The Full Impact Of A Traffic Violation Before You Shrug It Off As Trivial
12 August 2016
Getting a traffic ticket is nothing to scoff at. It can mar your perfect driving record, incur a hefty fine and send your auto insurance rates soaring. If you have received a traffic ticket for a driving offense, you typically have two choices: accept the responsibility and take the consequences, or hire an attorney to fight the case. Before you hire an attorney to defend your traffic violation, consider the actual consequences of your violation and how that will impact your driving record and driving privileges or your insurance rates.
Life After A DUI: Preventing A Relapse In Your Teenager
25 June 2015
As the parent of a teenager who has already been charged with DUI, you are right to be concerned. While your DUI lawyer and a counselor can talk to your child about the implications of driving drunk again, he or she has to be the one to make the decision not to do so. Since teenagers, as a rule,tend to feel invincible, it can be very difficult for parents to convey how vital it is to follow the law, as well as the rules of common sense.
21 May 2015
There are a number of different defenses that you have at your disposal when arguing against a DUI or DWI charge. Although there are a number of different affirmative arguments you have at your disposal, it common to argue that the officer who pulled you over made some form of a mistake during your sobriety tests, ticketing and arrest. This brief article will go over 4 common DWI or DUI defenses that are made in this vein.
Could You Be Criminally Charged With Benefit Fraud?
14 May 2015
Whether you're receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) income, unemployment insurance, food stamps, or another type of state- or federally-paid benefit, you're likely required to periodically submit financial statements or other documents confirming your eligibility to receive these benefits.
What is benefit fraud?
Benefit fraud is a catch-all term used to refer to the purposeful and intentional defrauding of the government by individuals receiving benefits to which they are not entitled. Most benefit fraud involves either underreporting assets or understating income in order to falsely qualify for certain healthcare benefits (like Medicaid or an Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidy) or other government payments, like SSD, food stamps, or temporary cash assistance.