When someone is arrested for any type of crime, it can mean a lifetime of consequences. Records of people's worst days can be found by a simple click of a mouse. An arrest is just the beginning of what can be a long road in the criminal justice system. While no one will be able [...]
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YES. If you have a family member or friend in jail it is IMPORTANT you not talk to them about their case, either on the phone or in in-person visitation. ALL COMMUNICATIONS, whether in person, on the phone or through email, with persons in custody are MONITORED AND RECORDED. These conversations will be used as [...]
The only person you should talk to about your case is your attorney. The police or government could try and talk to your family, friends and co-workers about you. By telling other people details about your case, you could unwittingly be giving this information to the police or government. With limited exceptions, only communications with [...]
Absolutely. Virtually all communications between a client and their attorney are protected by the strictest of confidentiality. it is VERY important that you be completely honest with your attorney about the facts and circumstances surrounding your case so that she may fully examine the strengths and weaknesses and advise you appropriately.
Once released from jail, you will be given a large amount of information and paperwork. In that paperwork will be a notice from the Court you have been assigned to ordering you to come to court for your first appearance. The first appearance in Court is usually for the Judge to ask you if you [...]
Now. If you know you are under investigation for a crime or think the police might be investigating you or might charge you with a crime, you need to speak with an attorney immediately. An experienced criminal attorney can start working for you in the investigation process and may be able to gather important information [...]
First, you need to find out where your loved one is being held and if a bond amount has been assigned to their case. You can find this information by calling the jail where your loved one is located. Once you have found out how much the bond is, you can choose to pay the [...]
Getting the call that your loved one is in jail is terrifying. Gathering information about what is happening and what to do next can be incredibly aggravating. When someone has been arrested and booked into jail, they will go before a judge within 48 hours of their arrest. The judge will review the information given [...]