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.
“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.
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.
If you are the defendant in a criminal prosecution, and this is your first experience as a defendant, you are probably worried and confused. The criminal justice system can be difficult to navigate, particularly if you have never needed to learn anything about it in the past. One of the most important things you can [ ] The post Should I Tell My Criminal Defense Attorney If I m Guilty? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
In today’s electronic world, almost everything occurs in “cyber-space.” People communicate via email or social media, pay bills on their computer, and search for information using the internet. In short, in the 21st century we exist in a cyber-world. It should come as no surprise then to learn that cyber-crimes are the fastest growing category [ ] The post Murfreesboro Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Cyber Crimes appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
As a defendant in a criminal prosecution, there may come a time when you are asked to, or wish to, reveal highly sensitive information to your criminal defense attorney. You may even decide to confess to your attorney that you are guilty of the charges filed against you or you may know who the actual [ ] The post Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Divulge Anything I Tell Him/Her? appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.