Criminal Defense

My Child Committed a Crime: What Do I Do?

Parents try to do the best for their children. So when parents discover or are informed that their child has either committed a crime or been charged with one, it can be tough to deal with. Fortunately, there are ways to deal with it and help.

While you may feel like you are the only parent in the world that is going through this, the truth is that this is something that many parents go through, individually and together. You’re not alone and this doesn’t make you, your child, or your family ‘bad’. If you can all look at it as […]

Your One Call from Jail is Probably Being Recorded

If you’re in jail or might be in jail in the future (you never know), should you really be openly chatting on that one phone call you get? If you answered that it doesn’t matter, then you might need an attorney. They say that you get one phone call, but what they don’t tell you is that they might be listening in on that call or even recording it.

Some jails make good use of modern technology, programs, and even apps on a computer to record that phone call that you’re making. While some will tell you, others don’t bother to […]

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What You Should Do When Your Child Has Been Charged with a Crime

As parents, we do the best we can. So it can be tough to know what to do when your child has been charged with a crime. A minor committing a crime is not uncommon. The crimes themselves can range from mostly harmless to serious violence– every case is different. When your child has been arrested and charged with a crime and will most likely be going to court, your best bet is to get them a juvenile criminal defense lawyer.

When your child becomes a juvenile offender, the criminal case is essentially going to be managed by the juvenile court […]

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Arrested & Taken To Jail: Your Phone Call Is Being Recorded

Have you ever been arrested? Some people have, some people have not. If you’re not overly familiar with what happens once you’re arrested and the way that the law works, you may be susceptible to falling for tricks that law enforcement members tend to use on people once they are taken in. You may not even realize that your rights allow you to be silent and that you may be in over your head when it comes to speaking on the phone.

That’s right, anything you say over the phone at a station or at the jail is likely monitored and […]

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