Gave A False Confession? Your Lawyer Can Help

Whether you’re guilty or innocent, being arrested is terrifying. You’re handcuffed, accusations are flying, and while the police may have – certainly should have – read you your Miranda rights, it’s hard to exercise your “right to remain silent.” The impulse to speak under this pressure may be irresistible and what you say may not … Continue reading “Gave A False Confession? Your Lawyer Can Help”

Minor Crimes Become Life Sentences On Sex Offender Registry

When people talk about the sex offender registry, state-by-state lists of sex offenders and where they live, most believe they are speaking exclusively of rapists, child molesters, and people guilty of similarly serious crimes. What the majority doesn’t realize is that anyone convicted of a “sex crime” is required to remain on that list for … Continue reading “Minor Crimes Become Life Sentences On Sex Offender Registry”

What To Do When A Creditor Garnishes Your Wages

With the cost of living on the rise and wages trailing far behind, people can end up unable to pay their bills. Basic living expenses like mortgages, rising rents, and utilities can eat up an entire salary, leaving no funds for other bills. Unfortunately, not paying those bills can result in garnished wages. Having your … Continue reading “What To Do When A Creditor Garnishes Your Wages”

11 Things to Do If You’re Facing a Foreclosure

Foreclosures were common in 2009 when a record 2.8 million houses were foreclosed on. Since the recession, fear and uncertainty have risen with regard to property ownership. Though they’re less common now, foreclosure notices are still sent out across the US. It can be a terrifying feeling to receive that yellow notice in the mail. … Continue reading “11 Things to Do If You’re Facing a Foreclosure”

You Have Options When Facing Wage Garnishment

If you fall behind on your bills, your creditors might employ wage garnishment as a last-ditch method to collect on the debt. A creditor can legally seek to seize a portion (as much as two-thirds) of your wages to satisfy a debt. This is a serious situation, but you don’t have to take it lying … Continue reading “You Have Options When Facing Wage Garnishment”