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…


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…


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…


When to call the cops on your neighbors

- http://blogs.findlaw.com/blotter/2015/10/5-reasons-to-call-the-cops-on-your-neighbors.html -

In the linked article, Findlaw examines various reasons on why you might call the police on a neighbor. When your neighbors annoy you, there is a temptation to involve the police, sheriff or some other authority to resolve the dispute. For minor things, it is best to ignore them and give your neighbors a wide…


Good Dog Busts Bad Man: K-9 Sniffs Out Jared Fogle's Porn Stash

- http://blogs.findlaw.com/legally_weird/2015/08/good-dog-busts-bad-man-k-9-sniffs-out-jared-fogles-porn-stash.html -

According to the FindLaw weird news blog, Jared Fogle was brought down by a rescue dog. Trained to sniff out small electronic devices, “Bear” uncovered the evidence that law enforcement needed to force his guilty plea on child pornography charges. According to the story, without the work by Bear, Fogle would not likely be facing…