Driving under the influence (DUI) is one of the well-understood alcohol-related crimes. However, that isn't the only crime associated with alcohol. Here are other crimes that you should be aware of if you drink alcohol: Public Intoxication You can be charged with public intoxication if you are visibly drunk in public. For you to be convicted, many jurisdictions will require the prosecutor to prove that you appeared unable to take care of yourself, you presented a danger to other people, or you presented a danger to yourself.
No one ever plans on going to jail. But when those handcuffs lock into place, you're going to want a plan to ensure that you can get out and back to your family as soon as possible. If you are not familiar with any of the companies in your area that offer bail bonds services, perhaps now would be a good time to take a look. Posting bail money is something you ideally will never have to do, but there's nothing wrong with being prepared for every situation.
If you have the main custody of your child, either because you're the sole custodian or you see the child more in a joint-custody agreement, you might think you can move abroad and take the child with you without getting anyone's permission. Not so. Moves abroad are difficult to pull off in a custody agreement if the other parent objects, often more difficult than interstate moves. You have to answer a number of serious questions about the move and its effect on the child, and a court will usually have the last word.
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.