Protecting Your Rights When Talking To Police 

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The average person is becoming a lot more aware, these days, of the risks that are posed by encounters with the police. It doesn’t benefit anyone to assume that the worst will happen. However, any of these encounters are likely to be fairly serious, so they should be taken seriously. Continue reading

Top Tips: How To Cope With Court 

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If you’ve been accused of a crime, whether you’re guilty or not, the steps you must take are largely similar. In a lot of cases, you’ll have to attend a court, and it can be a stressful ordeal at the best of times. This in mind, coping with the day won’t be an easy feat to accomplish. Continue reading

Things You Need To Know About Being Arrested On The Road 

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Have you ever been pulled over on the road by a police car? It can be quite shocking. You might have been driving along, when suddenly, you saw blue lights flashing in your mirror. You may not even understand what you did wrong. But now, you need to find a place to pull over that’s safe. How should you handle this situation? Continue reading

What Should I Do If I Am Charged With A Crime? 

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No one thinks it will ever happen to them, and then they are charged with a crime. Not only is it a traumatic experience, but it is also a surprising one. It is the element of surprise that makes your arrest even worst. Because you are unprepared, you have no idea how to react. Most people will only know how the legal system works from TV shows… Continue reading

How to Choose the Perfect Lawyer 

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There are many reasons why you might need a lawyer. It can be something as simple as drafting a trust, or it can be the transactions of real estate that you need to do. Alternatively, you may also need a criminal lawyer for prosecuting someone in a trial. Whichever it is, there are many choices out there for you from professionals. Continue reading

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Personal Injury Claims 

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Personal injury can be devastating. Not only do you have to contend with the immediate ill-effects, but you also have to cope with financial worries if you’re unable to work. If that injury wasn’t your fault, you need to make the most of your claim. But since claiming for personal injuries isn’t something that most of us make a habit of doing, we don’t always get it right. Continue reading

Disturbing The Peace Charges: What You Should Know 

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Disturbing the peace is a crime in which someone violates another person’s personal peace. Although most of us agree with the law itself, the actions that constitute breaking it are often minor affairs. Whether you had an argument in public or you couldn’t keep the noise down at a party, you need to fight this kind of charge like any other. Continue reading

Women Are Leaving Criminal Law In Worrying Numbers 

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Reports from the Criminal Lawyers’ Association (CLA) have shown that women are quitting criminal law practice at a much higher rate than men. The report was released last weekend at a CLA conference in London, Ontario, under the title “The Retention of Women in the Private Practice of Criminal Law.” Continue reading

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