Why Children Can Be Tried As Adults In Court For Criminal Offenses

Posted on: 16 May 2016
If you are dealing with your child being accused of some sort of criminal offense, you may be wondering if they will face adult charges for the crime. While there is not a single reason that this may happen, it's good to be aware of all of the possibilities so that you are prepared for it. They Are Accused of a Serious Crime The nature of the crime is going to be the biggest factor to determine if children are tried as adults in court.
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3 Facts About Legal Marijuana Every Resident Of A Recreationally Legal State Needs To Know

Posted on: 12 May 2016
Four states, including Colorado, Alaska, Washington, and Oregon, have legalized marijuana for recreational use. However, this change does not bring with it total freedom from drug charges and stipulations where marijuana is involved. If you live in one of these four states, it is best to get to know the fine print so you don't end up in a sticky situation doing something you thought would now be perfectly legal. Here are three facts about legal marijuana you should know if the state where you live has legalized Cannabis for recreational use.
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Diversion Programs: What You Need To Know After Being Charged With A DUI

Posted on: 11 May 2016
If you have recently been pulled over, arrested and charged for drinking and driving, you may be scared out of your mind. This is the first time this has ever happened and you don't know what to do. Luckily, first-time offenders often have an easier time of showing prosecutors and the court that it was a mistake and that they are able to behave more responsibly moving forward. One way to do this is through a DUI diversion program.
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Appearances Count In Criminal Court: What You Should Know

Posted on: 9 May 2016
You've probably heard the saying before that "clothes don't make the man," but clothes—and your looks in general—can affect a jury's perception of you in a trial. It may not be entirely fair, but your looks can influence a jury's decisions. Knowing that, turn it to your advantage as much as possible. Try to look like everybody else. While U.S. culture tends to value individuality on principle, that value tends to fade inside a court of law.
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