Why You May Want To Accept A Plea Bargain Even If You Are Innocent

Posted on: 22 January 2015
If all the evidence is against you and the court offers a plea bargain, should you take it even if you are innocent? This is always a big decision to make, especially for a person that knows he or she did not commit the crime in question. As you contemplate this offer, here are two things to think about and to discuss with a criminal defense attorney, such as Scott L.
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The Surprising News Is You Can Be Arrested Because Of The Actions Of Others

Posted on: 9 January 2015
It may be surprising to the average person, but it is quite possible to be arrested for a crime be committed by another. Most people understand that the police can make a mistake. This is why society has safeguards, such as the "innocent until proven guilty" standard. However, in some cases there is no mistake, so to speak. The police have the clear intent to arrest a person based on the criminal conduct of others.
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Should You File Chapter 7 Or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Posted on: 26 December 2014
Filing for bankruptcy is a complex process. It's further complicated by the stress you feel due to your financial pressures. Your first step is to talk to a bankruptcy attorney, so you understand your options and how the process will affect you and your possessions. You can choose between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. These are the differences between the two. Qualifying For Bankruptcy If you've had a drop in income, and your debts far exceed your ability to pay them, Chapter 7 may be your best choice because it wipes out certain types of debt.
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How To Avoid Common Mistakes When Answering Questions At Your Disability Hearing

Posted on: 16 December 2014
If you have to go in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) for your Social Security disability claim, current statistics show that some ALJs approve more than 70% of the claims that they hear, while others approve less than 7%. Knowing that, it's hard not to feel that there are some ALJs who are simply looking for an excuse not to approve your claim. Avoid these common mistakes when answering questions by the ALJ, in order to keep from derailing your case.
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