Arrest Law Blogs

What to do when you’re arrested – help and legal advice from criminal lawyers and law firms regarding arrest and other areas of criminal law.

Enjailed but need to get out quickly?

by RyanD December 17, 2013 Arrest

Being in jail can cause a variety of problems with one’s mental and physical health and lifestyle, whether he or she is in jail for years or even for just a few days. For one thing, people who are in jail, even for a short amount of time, can find their careers and personal relationships […]

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DUI & Endangerment: Understanding Your Charges

by KariLloyd September 24, 2013 Arrest

(US Law) There are some criminalized acts on the books that many people don’t even realize are crimes, but when it comes to driving under the influence (DUI), this is not a realistic belief. Even with some of the consequences of a DUI conviction being common knowledge, there are still numerous DUI arrests every year. […]

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First Time DUI In Virginia: Prepare For Stricter Penalties

by ValerieC September 3, 2013 Arrest

The Commonwealth of Virginia has tightened its laws by enhancing the penalties for drunk driving and placing new demands on drivers convicted for the first time of DUI. Under legislation that took effect July 1, 2012, first-time DUI offenders must install Ignition Interlock Devices (IID) on all the vehicles that they own and operate. With […]

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DUI and the Life Changing Consequences It Causes

by Lisa Coleman July 19, 2013 Arrest

A conviction for driving under the influence can be a life-altering event. There are many more areas of life that are impacted more than merely dealing with punishment imposed by the court. Many individuals do not consider the possible consequences of an impaired driving charge, but it can be a problem for the defendant for […]

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Police Departments and Social Media: A Guide to Doing It Right

by edralyn July 13, 2013 Arrest

Police Departments and Social Media: A Guide to Doing It Right A police department located in a small town in Ohio is a Facebook sensation. Chief Oliver, known as Cheap Otter to his youngest fans, is gaining worldwide attention for his social media savvy. With over 70,000 followers who check in on a regular basis, […]

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The Criminal Mind: Brain Scans Reveal Differences

by edralyn July 11, 2013 Arrest

The Criminal Mind: Brain Scans Reveal Differences Are you a criminal mastermind? If so, you’re different than the rest of the population. Studies in neuroscience have revealed that the brains of certain types of criminals are different than the brains of the average citizen. While it’s not fair to say that all criminals possess the […]

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What Is Misdemeanor And How Many Types It Has?

by callygreene June 15, 2013 Accident Claims

Misdemeanors in a Nutshell Misdemeanors refer to less considerable kinds of criminal acts that are recognized and punishable by typical legal or lawful systems across the globe. However and still, the definitions or extremes of the actions that are considered as misdemeanors would essentially vary based on your locality or your country. Particularly, such definitions […]

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Florida Boat Party: Can You Afford The Fun?

by annbailey May 15, 2013 Arrest

Holding weddings, parties, and other social engagements on the water is a common way to add flavor to a mundane event, and while this is a perfect way to make an event memorable, it should be remembered that boating is fraught with hazards for the unwary. Authorities in Pinellas County recently recovered the body of […]

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How Many Laws Can Be Broken in One DUI Arrest?

by annbailey May 9, 2013 Arrest

Most people understand that driving while intoxicated is unlawful. When a motorist encounters a police officer who believes that he or she was driving while intoxicated, the motorist will generally understand that he or she may be arrested. When the officer makes it clear that the motorist is under arrest, the motorist should quietly comply […]

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How the Bail Amount is Decided

by RyanD April 23, 2013 Arrest

Bail is determined by a judge at a bail hearing or an arraignment. This is the amount of money a defendant must provide, either by paying the full amount or by hiring a bail bondsman. Once bail has been determined and posted, the defendant is released from custody until the trial date. But how is […]

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I have been charged with a criminal offence, can I apply to be granted bail? (Australian Law)

by Bill Vasiliadis March 12, 2013 Arrest

If you have been charged with an offence that requires a court appearance, you might need to apply for bail. If you are released on bail, it means you are allowed to go home until your case is finalised, rather than remain in custody. Whether or not you can apply for bail depends on the […]

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Arrested? Know Your Rights

by zizinya March 7, 2013 Arrest

(US criminal law) It just makes good sense to understand your legal rights in the event that you are ever arrested. It’s especially important that you understand your Miranda Rights. If you’ve been arrested or fear that an arrest is imminent, you will need the professional representation of an experience criminal law attorney. What Constitutes an Arrest? […]

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Arrested With No Probable Cause? It’s a Civil Rights Violation!

by Ladyblogger February 5, 2013 Arrest

Arrests cause a host of negative consequences for the party being arrested, ranging from a permanent arrest record to jail and its attendant hazards. Society has an interest in locking criminals away from society, and police officers are tasked with enforcing the laws. To prevent overzealous police officers and the emergence of a police state, […]

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Florida DUI Manslaughter: Stuck like Chuck?

by MayberryLawFirm December 6, 2012 Accident Claims Law

DUI.  Driving Under the Influence.  OUI, DWI, whatever you want it to be.  Regardless of moniker it typically involves an individual who is three sheets to the wind from imbibing in one to many hot totties at his favorite pub or one who is flying high on his narcotic of choice while driving or in […]

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Five Things To Do If You’re Pulled Over By Police

by Paul November 13, 2012 Arrest

Occasionally we can have a run-in with the law and come into contact with a police officer. Sometimes, when behind the wheel, we’ll be aware if we’ve broken the law but sometimes we might not be conscious of breaking any law if we were distracted. Even if we haven’t done anything wrong, we may feel […]

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Pennsylvania “Impaired Driving” Laws – Strict but Fair?

by annbailey November 3, 2012 Arrest

While every state in the union has enhanced the driving-under-the-influence statutes of their particular state, Pennsylvania has taken a political approach to the upgrade of their impaired driving laws. The law is generally straightforward, but there are conditions of expunction and minimal punitive adjudication that other states do not employ. Pennsylvania’s impaired driving laws are […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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