For anyone facing involvement with the legal system for the first time, thoughts may immediately turn to lawyers. We’ve already addressed such questions as “Do I need a lawyer?” and “Can I get a lawyer for free?” and we covered lawyer referral services as well. For those who don’t want to “go it alone” but [...]
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November 25th, 2011 · No Comments
May 26th, 2011 · No Comments
Depending on location, the government officer responsible for prosecuting criminals may be known as the District Attorney, Prosecutor, or County Attorney. Regardless of title, this officer may sound like someone the average citizen would prefer to avoid. Doesn’t the D.A. just prosecute criminals? In many states, District and County Attorneys also help citizens enforce their [...]
April 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment
A diversion can mean entertainment or amusement for many people. To others it can mean a change of course. In the criminal justice system, diversion can mean a change of course out of the system. Diversion means a defendant agrees to a course of conduct for a specific period of time, pays some fees and court [...]