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On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in blog on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
Getting convicted of a crime is one thing. Having that crime follow you for the rest of your life on your public criminal record is an entirely different thing altogether. Fortunately, though, for some criminal defendants, they can get their criminal record expunged or sealed.
On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in blog on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.
On television and in the movies, criminal defendants will usually want to go through the jury trial to resolve the case. In reality, only a small portion of cases are resolved in this manner. The vast majority are handled through plea deals.
On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in blog on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
Many people scoff at shoplifting as a minor form of crime that is barely theft. Young adults, such as college students, may be likely to think that shoplifting isn't a serious issue. That, combined with poor impulse control or understanding of potential consequences, could lead to people making a life-altering mistake.
On behalf of Timothy P. Martin of Martin & Kent, L.L.C. posted in blog on Thursday, November 30, 2017.
As someone who has tried marijuana and used it in places where it's legal, you may think that the rest of the United States is becoming less offended by its use. You might think you won't face charges if you're caught, since other people wouldn't.