Criminal Law in Jacksonville: 5 Common Defenses to First-Degree Murder Charges

Most states have three types of murder charges, first degree, second degree and third degree, but regardless of which type of murder you are arrested for, it is a serious charge that can result in decades of prison time if you are convicted. That’s why it’s so important to know the five ways to get off on murder charges. read more

You are Facing Criminal Charges, Now What?

If you are facing criminal charges, you may be confused and even scared about what comes next. The criminal justice system can be intimidating and, depending on your knowledge of the law, it can seem like an impenetrable maze of rules and bad consequences. In 2011 alone there were over 12 million arrests made in the U.S. While not all of those arrests lead to formal charges being brought, a great many do. If you have been charged with a crime, where do you go from here? read more

How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You if You Are Facing Criminal Charges

When you have a criminal record, it can have an impact on the rest of your life – even long after you have served your sentence. A criminal sentence can result in time away from loved ones and even change your relationship with those you love most. In some cases, a criminal record can also hamper your ability to obtain employment in the future. read more