Possession of drugs is a serious charge that can be levied against you. Luckily, most criminal defense attorneys have a litany of defenses that they can employ that might correspond to your current situation. Although, in the latter, drug possession charges differ from state to state, they are all basically the same and most of the defenses here will apply to the state in which you were charged.
One of the most common defenses that a criminal defense attorney will employ is the fact that you did not possess the drugs to begin with.
When you visit a hospital, you expect your health to improve, not to decline. When a decline is experienced due to the negligence of a medical professional, it can be especially disheartening. It's estimated that 1 in every 25 hospital patients end up with an infection, such as staph. For those who find themselves in this category, increased symptoms and greater medical treatment are often in their future.
Going through a divorce can be a grueling process, especially when you have children. Not only are you and your spouse separating, but your children's family structure is also changing as well. The first holiday season after your divorce is finalized can be especially difficult for both you and your children. Here are a few ways you can ensure that your child's first holiday season with divorced parents is cheerful and full of joy, not stress.
If you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you pay off your debt gradually in three to five years under a payment plan devised by the court. Though you don't lose assets under Chapter 13, any extra income you are expected to get counts as disposable income, or income remaining after you pay needed expenses, including tax refunds.
The trustee will count it as part of the bankruptcy plan, and expect you to turn it over.
If you expose something secretive about the company you work for and suddenly find yourself in the midst of a lawsuit, you may be wondering how your commercial litigation lawyer can help you out of this sticky situation. From your point of view, you may have been "whistleblowing," but from your employer's perspective you were revealing company secrets you agreed to keep secret. There is a legal differentiation between the two, and here is how your lawyer will not only explain it but use the definitions to defend your position.