Blog Posts in January, 2014

  • What to Look for When Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

    If you are unfortunate enough to be looking for a criminal defense lawyer, the decision as to who you hire is critical. Even a crime that typically would not result in a prison sentence could have enormous consequences for the rest of your life. Experience is obviously a paramount consideration. Law school simply does not prepare an attorney for the actual practice of law. Even someone who ...
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  • Abogados veces cometen errores

    Recientemente, un abogado penalista en Sur Carolina se declaró culpable de obstrucción de justicia por declaraciones falsas que hizo a agentes federales. El abogado criminalista estaba representando a un cliente por cargos federales de narcotrafico. Durante la investigación de ese caso, agentes federales interrogaron al abogado sobre el paradero de algunos vehículos que el cliente había comprado ...
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  • These Attorneys Should Have Known Better

    A criminal defense attorney in South Carolina recently pled guilty to obstruction of justice for making materially false statements to law enforcement agents. The attorney had been representing a client on federal drug charges. During the prosecution of that case, federal agents asked the attorney about the whereabouts of certain vehicles the client had purchased with illegal proceeds of his drug ...
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  • Should I Speak to the Cops or Consent to a Search?

    So a police officer or federal agent shows up at your home or office and says that he or she wants to ask you some questions. They tell you that you're not in trouble but that they're investigating a situation and they want to see if you can shed some light on it. For a number of reasons, you're going to find it very difficult to not answer their questions. You're sure you didn't do anything wrong ...
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