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September 2015 Archives

Domestic violence charges can be dropped with the right defense

Being accused of physically hurting your spouse can be a very difficult time for most people. Domestic assault and battery charges can have long-lasting effects on your marriage and your life in general. A domestic violence conviction can impact your ability to see your children if you have them. Custody arrangements and visitation are often modified as a result of this type of conviction. Finding a job can also become a challenge.

Understanding the complexities of a drug charge

There are many complexities when it comes to drug charges. The type of drug, the quantity of the drug, and various other factors are all taken into consideration when charges are filed. Small amounts are typically called "simple" possession, while large qualities may lead to significant penalties, as authorities may assume or suspect you "possessed with the intent to distribute."