Is it hopeless if you are charged with a domestic violence offense?

No, there are plenty of opportunities for creating a defense to a domestic violence charge due to the nature of this sort of charge. First, the State is usually perpetually frustrated with these cases due to the alleged victims unwilling to cooperate after any incident.   However, the State will usually try and bully the … Read more

Is prosecuting DUI for drugs more difficult for the State?

Yes, it is.  State law provides a means for a person to be convicted of DUI for alcohol if that person’s BAC (alcohol level) is >.08.  However, there is no such statutory presumption for drugs.  Thus, the State has to prove that person is under the influence of drugs and cannot lazily rely on statutory … Read more