201606.24
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Major DUI ruling from U.S. Supreme Court

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ground-breaking ruling on DUI law: They have ruled that it is unconstitutional for the States to punish drivers based on BLOOD EVIDENCE obtained without a search warrant or a showing of “exigent” (emergency) circumstances. The decision, in Birchfield v. North Dakota, tells law enforcement officers that they…

201512.07
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Making the season bright

I was out of the office late last week, and for good reason…. When I opened my law firm in early October, I had the opportunity to meet a hard-working man. Honestly, after eight years in a busy District Attorney’s office, I was eager to chat with anyone who visited my quiet office. I learned…

201511.13
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I’ve got a court date…now what?

Part One: Your Attorney Whether you’ve been arrested and charged with a crime, or if you are going through a divorce, a child custody or child support hearing, or a lawsuit, you will very likely spend a day in court. As a former prosecutor, I’ve spent a lot of my time in courtrooms. Whether you…

201511.10
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Parenthood is under attack

Every few months, it’s a different family. Some are charged because they let their children walk to neighborhood parks without an adult. Some are charged because they allowed their children to stay in parked automobiles — in reasonable weather — while their parents ran into stores, offices, or even job interviews. Some are charged for…