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What to do in a Federal Investigation

What Are the Federal Agencies that Can Investigate You and What You Need to Know Recording artist DJ Khaled is known for producing catchy songs that are constantly being played on the radio. His most famous line is “We the best,” which usually comes at the beginning or end of…

What You Should Know About the Williams Rule?

The Williams Rule is based on the Florida state case of Williams vs. Florida. The legal outcome determined “relevant evidence of collateral crimes is admissible at jury trial when it does not go to prove the ‘bad character’ or ‘criminal propensity’ of the defendant but is used to show motive,…

Common Mistakes Made by Police With Evidence

Earlier this year, a Baltimore City Grand Jury indicted a police officer for police misconduct and tampering with evidence. Around that same time, eight other police officers were indicted on federal racketeering charges. This and along with other issues caused Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to replace police Commissioner Kevin Davis.…

How ‘Not’ to Violate Your Probation

It doesn’t matter if you’re working a blue or white collar employment because when it comes to being successful at any job all work requires skill and dedication. And so to relax from our long days at work, a lot of us tend to go out and party. When we…

Can You Travel While on Probation?

We all at times get put in difficult situations. Some may be harsh and others may be minor but no matter the level of difficulty it is, getting involved in situations we never intentionally wanted to partake in, comes with living life itself. And despite the bad rap lawyers tend…

Are you entitled to bond while on Probation?

Getting a bond while you’re on probation is like getting in trouble while you’re already in trouble and then asking a judge to give you a break. The simple answer is NO ONE is ‘entitled’ to a bond while on probation. Probation is already seen as getting a break under…

Probationers’ Rights Under the Fourth Amendment

Created on September 17, 1787, and amended multiple times the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America. Not only is it the ultimate order of our land, the Constitution is also the foundation for every proceeding that occurs in our modern day courtroom. The first…

Credit Card Fraud: We Can Help

According to Title 18 U.S.C. §1029 of the Federal law, it is a criminal offense to knowingly and with intent defraud to use, produce, or traffic in counterfeit access devices—access devices being cards, codes, plates, account numbers, electronic serial numbers, mobile identification numbers, personal identification numbers, or other type of…