Criminal Defense

What Does It Mean to Plead Insanity?

Published: Jul 14, 2017 in Criminal Defense, Legal Blog

You have likely heard about people who plead insanity in criminal trials. Without any further explanation, you simply assume this means the defendant is crazy, or in more polite terms, seriously mentally ill. If the defendant is truly sick, it must mean they could not…

Defenses to Weapons Charges

Published: May 15, 2017 in Criminal Defense, Legal Blog, Weapons

Although the second amendment of the U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights gives you the right to keep and bear arms, you must follow certain state and federal laws that regulate weapons. If you were charged for any of the following weapons crimes, you need skilled…

Using Self-Defense in a Criminal Trial

Published: Mar 31, 2017 in Criminal Defense, Legal Blog

Everyone is aware that they have a legal right to protect themselves from attacks against their person or their home. However, the law regarding the use of self-defense varies from state to state and each state can have different rules on how the concept of…

Use of Social Media in Criminal Trials

Published: Mar 27, 2017 in Criminal Defense, Legal Blog

Social media has become an integral part of daily life. With so much information about daily activities being broadcast or made available electronically through platforms such as Facebook and Twitter it creates mountains of potential evidence for the prosecution to use at a criminal trial….