Dive into the realm of criminal law. Explore legal principles, criminal justice systems, and the intricacies of prosecuting and defending against criminal offenses.
Why Any Business Should Have An Attorney On Retainer
You would truly be surprised to learn just how many businesses that do not ever consider putting a good lawyer on retainer. In fact, they consider it a fast of money, but they are sorely mistaken. There are actually tons of different reasons that any business should have a good lawyer on retainer. Just one slight mishap and you could be looking at a legal situation that results in you closing your doors. However, by having an attorney on hand you not only have someone that is familiar with your business, but you don’t have to waste time scrambling around trying to find a lawyer that will fight for you.…
Steps to Take When You’re a Victim of Fly Tipping
Instances of fly tipping are seen regularly all across the UK, with many who choose to undertake this illegal practice choosing to dump their waste on farm land as opposed to getting rid of it using an authorised technique. What should you do if you find that someone has fly tipped on your site? Defining fly-tipping When you illegally dump rubbish or large items on land that is not licensed to receive it, you will be fly-tipping. There are many items which can be defined under the banner of fly-tipping, including a bin bag filled with rubbish, tyres, waste which has come from construction activities, mattresses, beds and garden waste.…
6 Things That You Should Consider When Hiring a Crime Scene Cleanup Company
Tragedy usually strikes when we least expect it, so when you suddenly need crime scene cleanup services, it should never be another stressful problem. This is why you must have a clear picture of what the company offers. This will ensure that the job is safely and thoroughly done. Here are a few qualities that you should look for when hiring professional cleanup services.
5 Things You Should Do If You Lose Your Birth Certificate or Social Security Card
There are certain documents that you should always store safely due to the nature of the information that they carry. For instance, your birth certificate and your social security card contain information that can easily be used to commit crimes if they fall into the wrong hands. Unfortunately, sometimes things happen, and you end up losing them. So what do you do in such a case? To help you stay safe, here are 5 things you should do if you lose your birth certificate or social security card. 1. Report to the police It may sound trivial, but this is the most important step you should take in case you…
Crime and Punishment: 4 Laws You May Have Broken Without Even Realising It
Have you ever broken the law? “Of course not,” you reply, despite knowing the number of laws you probably have broken. From speeding occasionally to pinching the odd chocolate bar from the store as a child, it’s a wonder there aren’t ‘Wanted’ signs up around town with a ransom for your arrest. We are joking, of course, but many of us have knowingly committed a crime at some point in our lives. However, chances are, there may be crimes that you are committing unwittingly. Check out the following examples. 1. Crossing the road Crime: Most of us cross one road or another every single day. Why should that be illegal?…
3 Things That Can Happen If You Fail to Provide a Specimen While Under the Influence
We are guided by laws that govern the people of a country and they should be respected and adhered to. Suspicion of being under the influence while driving or attempting to do so is an offense that can land one into deep trouble and if you fail to provide a sample when asked by an officer in uniform, it is also a serious offense. When you have been pulled over by an officer, he or she has the right to ask for a sample if the officer has a good enough reason to suspect that you are under the influence. An officer can request for over the road breath-screening sample…
Steps That Should Lead You To Hire A Criminal Attorney
If you are charged with a crime, you have the option to either plead guilty to save time and money, or to hire an attorney and proceed to trial. There are times when it makes sense to plead guilty and take your punishment, and others when it would behoove you to find a criminal attorney to defend you. To figure out which is the best way to go, there are some critical things that you need to consider. Here are some factors that might make you consider hiring an attorney to defend you: You have been called in for questioning If there is the possibility that you might be facing…
What Are Miranda Rights, and Is It Ever a Good Idea to Waive Them?
Miranda rights protect individuals in custody, ensuring their right to remain silent and have an attorney. If not read their rights, statements may be inadmissible in court. It's best to consult with an attorney before waiving these rights.
5 White Collar Crimes That Shocked The World
White collar crimes are generally those crimes concerning embezzlement, fraud, and insider trading. The people behind these harebrained schemes typically receive huge payouts, which is the most appealing part of the crime.
The Brutal Consequences of Driving Under the Influence
Getting behind the wheel of a car after having a couple of drinks – what’s the big deal? “The big deal” is that you are at great risk of ruining someone’s life – or your own – whenever you pair drinking and driving. Need a little more convincing? Here are some of the potential consequences of driving under the influence.