Criminal Defense Posts

Five steps to avoid online defamation

A generation ago, members of the press were pretty much the only people who had to worry about defamation & libel. Today everyone online needs to think about it Read More »


Is an OWI lawyer worth the cost? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Most people familiar with drunken driving arrests will tell you it's never a good idea to represent yourself, but are outcomes any better when you work with a public defender? How about a private lawyer? This infographic shows drunken driving arrest outcomes according to legal representation Read More »


How can I stop someone from impersonating me online?

A friend of mine recently said she was surprised by one of my Facebook posts. I don’t have a Facebook page, so I couldn’t understand what she was talking about. She showed me a page that had been created in my name with my photo and other personal information and had connected with several of my friends. How can I shut it down? Read More »


How to perform a citizen's arrest (and why it's best not to)

Citizen's arrests have been getting a lot of attention lately — and causing some devastating problems. Read More »


More COVID-19 legal questions and answers

Answers to legal-related COVID-19 FAQs. As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, we're seeing questions in a number of legal areas Read More »


Curfew Laws: Why you need to know where your child is

Many parents today remember a time when the 10 p.m. news began with a question for viewers: “It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your child is?” Read More »


The odds of a felony conviction [Infographic]

Infographic showing the latest data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics reveals the number of felony charges that actually end in convictions. Read More »


Can you spot a scam? Take our quiz to find out.

It would seem with every new form of telecommunications comes a bevy of new ways for fraudsters to try to bilk you. Read More »


Infographic shows consequences of drinking and driving this holiday season

This infographic offers a snapshot of both the human and the legal consequences of drinking and driving this holiday season. Read More »


How to (realistically) avoid drunken driving this holiday season

The holidays are just around the corner and with them, celebrations and libations. But that also brings a sobering fact: an average of 300 people die each year in drunken driving crashes during the week between Christmas and New Year. And nearly every single one is preventable. Read More »