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Probable Cause vs Reasonable Suspicion

Understanding Probable Cause vs Reasonable Suspicion The Fourth Amendment protects us against unreasonable searches and seizures. To determine whether law enforcement has an adequate standard of proof to perform a search or seizure can be a particularly complicated question. To protect your rights, not only is it helpful to know how to respond to law… Read More

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What Constitutes Insurance Fraud?

Understanding What Counts as Insurance Fraud Most people who own motor vehicles or businesses rely on insurance in case an unexpected accident occurs. Unfortunately, some people attempt to fraudulently use insurance in cases for which coverage does not apply. Other times, people end up charged with insurance fraud when they did not do anything illegal… Read More

What Does Pretrial Mean?

What Does Pretrial Mean?

What Happens During Pretrial? While many people are familiar with the trial process, few people know what exactly occurs during the pre-trial period. In reality, this phase of a criminal case is an extremely important role. In many cases, pre-trials have a significant influence on what ends up happening during the trial. For this reason,… Read More

What is Felony Expungement?

What is Felony Expungement?

Understanding the Process of Felony Expungement Also called record sealing, felony expungement refers to the process by which felony charges are deleted from a person’s criminal record. Once an expungement is obtained it is like the offense never occurred. The possibility of obtaining a felony expungement depends on a number of circumstances, including whether the… Read More

What Does a Federal Indictment Mean?

What Does a Federal Indictment Mean?

Federal Indictment Meaning & More An indictment is a type of formal accusation against one or more defendants that charges the individuals with one or more offenses. In federal courts of law, prosecution relies on the indictment as the primary method to initiate criminal proceedings. If you find yourself faced with a federal indictment, contact… Read More

What is Wire Fraud?

What is Wire Fraud?

Wire Fraud Charges in Criminal Law Federal prosecutors often pursue wire fraud charges when they lack sufficient evidence on which to base another charge. Other times, the offense is charged as a way to make a person face federal charges for a crime that would otherwise be pursued in a state court. The offense can… Read More