Drug arrests and charges are steadily increasing, and even individuals with a small amount of residue or substance often find themselves arrested. This can be true of something as small as a small leaf in the case of marijuana or the residue left in a pipe in the case of other drugs. Exactly how much of the substance in question must you be in possessionContinue reading
Category Archives: Criminal Defense
Alabama Drug Possession Lawyer
What amount of drugs can get you arrested? Sometimes it seems as though drug arrests can be made on even the slightest hint of possession. This can include for something as small as mere residue remaining on the surface of something like a pipe. So, what, exactly, is the minimum amount of drugs that can end in an arrest and conviction? Is there such aContinue reading
Alabama criminal defense: 1 man, 3 women arrested on drug charges
Alabama police officers recently arrested four people after drugs were allegedly found at a motel room in Decatur. They now face various charges related to the incident. However, one man involved potentially made his criminal defense case more difficult by reportedly fleeing from the police when approached. According to reports from the Decatur Police Department, a 51-year-old man had been investigated by the Vice andContinue reading
When a traffic stop leads to criminal defense considerations
All Alabama motorists are obviously obligated to adhere to traffic regulations each time they get behind the wheel. If a police officer makes a traffic stop for a particular reason, the rest of a driver’s day (or life) may unfold entirely different from what was planned. Such was the recently case for three travelers who were riding together in a vehicle and wound up consideringContinue reading
Will men charged in drug bust hire criminal defense help?
A major drug investigation led to the recent arrests of several people in Alabama. It is not known whether those charged with drug crimes have secured criminal defense representation, although most people named as defendants in such circumstances typically do reach out for legal support. Events leading up to the six arrests spanned the course of several days and multiple locations. Authorities say they foundContinue reading
Criminal defense: Glad it’s available but hope you never need it?
One would be hard pressed to find someone in Alabama who looks forward to legal trouble. In fact, it’s likely safe to assume that needing a criminal defense would rank quite low on an average list of thoughts that typically crosses people’s minds every day. However, somewhere in the state each day, someone unexpectedly face circumstances where legal assistance is needed and many are often gladContinue reading
Criminal defense may prove difficult if you lie to police
A 22-year-old college student is said to have recently attended a music festival in another state. While there, police officers visited his home near the University of Alabama campus. His roommate denied their request to enter; they apparently obtained a search warrant and said they found substantial amounts of drugs and cash in the house. Authorities say he promised them he’d return to turn himselfContinue reading
Wife of mayor chooses not guilty criminal defense option
News regarding local political figures and their families tends to circulate quickly, especially if a particular incident has something to do with legal trouble. The wife of an Alabama mayor understands what it’s like to have your photograph and name published, including details of your personal circumstances. The 51-year-old woman was arrested in January and charged with drunk and reckless driving. In a recent criminalContinue reading
Criminal defense and consent: What’s one to do with the other?
Whether on a dark Alabama road at night or in broad daylight in a crowded parking lot, it is rather unnerving to be pulled over by police. The right to a criminal defense is inherent so anyone who has been detained (and, if a police officer has pulled someone over, that person has indeed been detained) may request legal representation. If police start asking questions or requestContinue reading
Criminal defense may begin when police knock on the door
Many people in Alabama and surrounding regions often wonder what to do if police knock on their doors and ask to come inside and conduct a search. There are laws that govern such matters, and a concerned individual may want to clarify such issues before determining how best to proceed in such circumstances. In fact, one might say that a good criminal defense begins beforeContinue reading