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.
“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.
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.
Making the decision to end your marriage is certainly not easy. There is simply no way around the emotional and practical upheaval a divorce typically causes in the lives of everyone involved. You do, however, have some control over how adversarial and contentious the divorce becomes, as does your spouse. Ideally, the two of you [ ] The post Murfreesboro Divorce Lawyer Explains a Marital Settlement Agreement appeared first on Bennett & Michael, Attorneys at Law.
When you hear the term “pre-nuptial agreement” or “pre-marital agreement” you probably envision a high profile Hollywood divorce. After all, the average couple contemplating marriage doesn’t need a pre-nuptial agreement, right? Not necessarily true. At one time, pre-marital agreements were almost exclusively used to protect a wealthy man from losing his fortune to a woman [ ] The post Murfreesboro Divorce Lawyer Explains the Benefits of a Pre-Nuptial Agreement 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.