How To Beat A Radar Gun Speeding Ticket

If you get stopped for speeding, the officer likely uses a radar gun to detect speed. Radar guns send a narrow beam radio frequency to the vehicle, which bounces back to detect speed, or the Doppler Effect. However, stats show radar guns are not always accurate.  It is tricky, but not impossible to beat a radar gun  speeding ticket following these tips File a Motion for Discovery Find out if you have a right to discovery, which can get you evidence from the police department. Read More 

Top Reasons To Hire A Family Law Attorney

Custody, child support, and alimony can be stressful topics, especially when the divorcing spouses can't come to an agreement on terms. If you're going through a divorce, it is important to hire an experienced and reputable family law attorney. There are many reasons to hire a family lawyer, such as: Protect Yourself Legally Most people do not know all of the different laws that apply to families when it comes to dissolving a marriage and establishing child custody. Read More 

Crucial Steps Necessary For Successfully Getting Through Probate

Being named as a beneficiary or personal representative in a deceased loved one's will may entitle you to monetary benefits, but you will need to wait until the estate has been fully settled before you can collect. If you don't know what is involved in the process, you should consider consulting with a probate lawyer, like Patricia K Wood Atty, so that no vital steps are missed and you avoid making errors that will just make settling the estate take longer. Read More 

Why Do Courts Try Defendants In New Cases When They’re Already Serving Life?

By now, it's hit pretty much every news feed and newspaper out there: former NFL player Aaron Hernandez, already sentenced to life in prison for the murder of one man, was just acquitted of the murder of two Boston men and witness intimidation of a third. Hernandez reportedly wept at the verdict, although that doesn't change his current incarceration. Many people may wonder why an acquittal in the Boston trial makes such a difference to Hernandez -- and why prosecutors went to the trouble and expense in the first place of holding a trial when the defendant is already serving life. Read More 

What Your Attorney Will Look For In Potential Jurors

If you have a jury trial coming up, you're probably curious about how the jurors will be chosen. Technically, they're not chosen but rather eliminated, and it will all come down to who's left at the end. During voir dire, your attorney will examine behavior, traits, and other characteristics that indicate whether someone seems biased towards the other party. Here are the six main things they examine. Relationships Jurors who have careers in or relationships with people in law enforcement are often eliminated from the pool. Read More