Monday, July 20, 2015

Basis for Hiring a Criminal Attorney

When looking for someone to help you in a criminal case, don’t risk aggravating your case by delaying or ignoring what you have to do. Your first sensible action is to consult with a criminal lawyer right away. Criminal defense lawyers are trained and educated to provide counsel to those who are charged with a crime.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Raising Doubts against Breathalyzer Results

In every Florida driver’s license is the statement, “Operator of a motor vehicle constitutes consent to any sobriety test required by law.” This means that if an officer stops you because he or she has reasonable cause to suspect you of driving under the influence, you are legally bound to take the breath test, when asked by a traffic officer, to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC). Refusal to take the test would mean the risk of losing your right to drive legally. License suspension for those charged with DUI can last for up to 12 months for first-time offenders, and 18 months for the second and third.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Best Defense: Criminal Attorney Can Help Stop a Case from Being Filed

If you have been arrested or are under investigation, the most effective strategy is to hire a criminal attorney that can immediately begin your defense through the preliminary phase of pre-filing representation to prevent charges from ever being filed at all. At this stage of a criminal defense case, there is a valuable window of opportunity to improve the situation before charges are brought. Ft. Lauderdale Criminal Defense Attorney Della Fera has a successful track record of persuading local prosecutors not to file charges, to drop charges, or to significantly reduce charges in many cases. Many people think that once the police make an arrest, charges are immediately filed. However, there is an investigation phase while the prosecution reviews the evidence, police reports… and determines how the case can proceed. During this phase, a well versed criminal defense attorney is able to advocate immediately after the client becomes aware of a problem.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Internet Copyright Problems? Why You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney

The internet is a free space for social interactions and information archives. Oddly, however, the internet is also filled with many intellectual and creative copyright infringement cases. The copy-paste idea, along with social media practices like repost, retweet, and pin sometimes creates troubling issues for businesses and individuals alike. The idea of what is public in the Internet does not exactly denote “free” content, and the opposite is also applicable. When is accrediting the artist/writer necessary? When is “free” content really free? These are just some of the pressing issues that surrounds the world of online copyright.