The worst possible time. That is when it is going to happen to you. Driving to work and you are late. Worse yet, driving with your kids in the car. Regular traffic stop. Maybe driving a little over the speed limit and then BOOM. You are arrested on an outstanding warrant for your arrest.
Critical Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring an Attorney
The decision to hire an attorney is very important. As you do your research, we’ve assembled some tough questions that we encourage our clients to ask when interviewing attorneys. When criminal charges are involved, the consequences are serious — so, you should hire the best attorney for your situation and throroughly understand who will be representing you.
4 Important Questions you Need to Know about Felony DUI’s
Frequenty Asked Questions about Missouri’s Substance Abuse Traffic Offenders Propgram
As an experienced DWI Lawyer who also served over 8 years as a Greene County Prosecutor, I receive many questions from clients about the Substance Abuse Traffice Offenders Program. The program can be difficult to navigate and costly, so I educate my clients early and develop a plan for completion and for understanding their options for which classes they will most likely have to take. [Read more…]
What can an officer do to get you to consent to a search of your car?
I had a young man sit in my office this week telling me about a situation that he did not think was fair when it came to threats about a drug search. I agreed that he was lied to by officers and sounded like he was not treated fairly in a local rural jurisdiction. Turns out, the Missouri Court of Appeals in the Eastern District would have agreed with my young client in its recent decision in State of Missouri v. C.S. – ED101785.
So, you or a loved one is facing a felony charge. You are scared and have an important question on your mind – What impact will a conviction have on my life?
Why MRD Lawyers study Springfield Drug Possession Case Law:
As a leading criminal defense attorney in Springfield, MO, The Law Offices of Matthew | Russell | Dempsey regularly review criminal defense case law in the Springfield and Greene County areas. As former Greene County prosecutors, we understand both sides of a criminal defense and we review current cases in the same manner a pro football coach reviews game film. We keep on top of our game!
Wait a second, those drugs belongs to my roommate!