The law is full of terminology and lingo that, to the average person, often sounds like a completely foreign language. Unless you are directly involved in the legal system, you have no reason to learn this special language. If, however, you are the defendant in a criminal prosecution, there are some concepts and terms you [ ] The post Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains the Difference between Probation and Parole appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Whether you are only contemplating a divorce or you have already made the difficult decision to proceed with the divorce process, you likely have a number of general questions about divorce laws and procedures. Questions are perfectly normal at this stage given the fact that a divorce will typically impact your life, and the lives [ ] The post 5 Questions for a Divorce Lawyer appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Reaching the point at which you realize that divorce is inevitable is never easy. Once you have accepted that your marriage is at an end, however, the next step is to begin the process of divorce which will legally end your marriage. Unless you have been through the divorce process before, it can be somewhat [ ] The post Murfreesboro Divorce Attorney What Happens If My Spouse Doesn t Answer the Complaint? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
“How can you defend someone who has committed a serious crime?” This is, by far, one of the most common questions a criminal defense attorney is asked by members of the general public. Defendants, on the other hand, are most likely to ask “How are you going to prove me innocent? Interestingly, both of these [ ] The post The Job of a Criminal Defense Lawyer It Might Not Be What You Think It Is appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
Anyone who has ever watched a police drama on televisions, read a bestselling novel about the judicial system, or viewed a Hollywood blockbuster based on a criminal trial has heard the term “beyond a reasonable doubt.” If you are currently facing criminal charges, the meaning of that term will take on a heightened importance since [ ] The post Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Attorney Explains Beyond a Reasonable Doubt appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
For most people, it takes months, if not years, of contemplation and introspection before deciding to end a marriage. Sometimes the decision is mutual, while in other situations it is very one-sided. If you are at the point where divorce is inevitable, the next question on your mind is likely whether or not you need [ ] The post 5 Reasons You Need a Divorce Attorney appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
If you are currently facing criminal charges, you undoubtedly know that in the event of a conviction you will face a number of potential penalties. One of those penalties, in certain types of criminal cases, is a court order to pay restitution. Because restitution is not a penalty that is even an option much less [ ] The post Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Restitution appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.