The Most Common Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents

Riding a motorcycle is a lot of fun, and millions of American riders take to the highways and byways every year to enjoy the unique freedom and thrill of the open road that riding a motorcycle provides. However, motorcycle riders face hazards and suffer personal injuries that drivers of other types of vehicles don't. Riding a motorcycle can be dangerous, unless riders understand the causes of motorcycle accidents and take precautions against them, follow the laws and rules of the road, take the necessary steps to protect themselves, and use common sense. [Read More]

Why Your Criminal Trial Might Be Private

Criminal trials are usually public — but there are exceptions to the rule. Below are some of the reasons your trial might be private. Safety Concerns Courts frequently opt for private criminal proceedings in cases where a public trial would create safety and security concerns. Such a decision is highly likely if a public trial would harm innocent parties, such as witnesses or crime victims. Consider a case where a local gang routinely retaliates against witnesses who testify against its members. [Read More]

Restitution Eligibility And Factors Considered

If you are facing criminal charges, you should be aware of the possibility of restitution demands from you. Criminal restitution involves a criminal offender paying the victims of your crimes for the harm your criminal actions caused them. Below are the eligibility factors for restitution, and factors that determine the restitution amount. Eligibility Not everyone can claim restitution for a crime. The circumstances of the case determine whether you are entitled to restitution. [Read More]

3 Benefits Of Hiring A DUI Attorney

In this day and age, you can DIY just about anything after you watch a movie on YouTube, but that doesn't mean that you should. If you were just arrested on a DUI charge, you may think that you can get away with representing yourself, but you may want to reconsider. Because you may have jail time, fines, and the threat of losing your license on your hands, it may be in your best interest to hire a DUI attorney to represent you. [Read More]