Negotiating Plea Deals

  • Actus Reus And Mens Rea — What Makes Up A Crime

    10 July 2023

    What makes a crime a crime? The question may seem simple and obvious, but it's more complex than most Americans realize. In fact, there are two components to a crime, and both must be proven in order for the jury to convict a defendant.  What are these components? And what must the prosecution prove about them? Here's what every accused person needs to know. What Is Actus Reus? The most obvious part of a crime is the action taken.

  • First DUI Charge? 5 Reasons To Aggressively Defend Yourself Now

    19 April 2023

    Every American has the right to defend themselves against criminal charges. But when it's your first DUI charge, you may feel overwhelmed, confused, or scared. You may wonder if it's worth fighting this charge aggressively.  In fact, defending yourself against such a charge could be of vital importance, even if it's the first and penalties are relatively light. Why? Here are a few of the most important reasons.  1. Penalties Add Up.