Up until a few years ago, the criminal law knowledge only extended as far as what I had seen on courtroom dramas and news coverage. So when I found myself facing criminal charges for a crime I did not commit, I must admit that I was less than optimistic about my ability to prove my innocence. Thankfully, I was able to find a qualified attorney that was willing to take on my case.
After the charges against me were dropped, I was determined to never allow myself to feel so helpless again. So I started dedicating my free time to learning more about criminal law and how I could have handled the situation differently. It is my hope that by starting this site, I will be able to share with the world everything that I have learned so that no one else needs to experience what I did.
Social media has a lot of benefits, but you need to know that what you post can sometimes haunt you. If you're out drinking with friends for the night, you might be eager to share the fun on social media — but you might not realize how doing so could complicate your situation should you make the fateful mistake of driving after drinking and end up facing a DUI charge. While it's always best to arrange safe transportation after drinking, here are some social media mistakes that you should also avoid if alcohol is involved. [Read More]