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The Interview (aka Interrogation)

You just got a call from a police detective wanting to schedule an interview. You know that this interview has nothing to do with getting a job and everything to do with a possible criminal record. What do you do? Getting Justice Takes Work It doesn’t really matter if the allegations are true, a misunderstanding […]

Navigating the System

POP QUIZ: You’ve been approached by a police officer who wants you to answer all sorts of questions about where you’ve been and what you’ve been doing. What do you do? ANSWER: Be polite, but don’t answer any questions before you talk to an attorney. NEXT QUIZ: You’re in court for your first hearing after […]

Arrested… Now What?

You’re wearing handcuffs in the back of a squad car. How did you get here? A fight with your girlfriend? Too many drinks after work? One-too-many bad checks? The reason for your arrest doesn’t really matter. Good people do make mistakes. What DOES matter is the price you pay for that mistake. Counting the Cost […]

Probation Pergatory

It feels like a weight is lifted off of your shoulders as you walk out of the courthouse with a probation sentence. No more fear of going to jail…at least that what it feels like at the time. The Probation Trap Probation always comes with a laundry list of probation terms and conditions. One condition […]

Your Miranda Rights – Use Them!!!

You probably know the script by heart just from watching cop shows on TV. “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford and attorney, one will be appointed to you.” […]