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Holiday Lockup Consequences

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Togetherness and celebration: that’s what the holidays mean to many Americans.  But not everyone has the chance to enjoy festive family dinners and Christmas lights.  That’s because sometimes allegations of criminal activity eliminate the revelry. Common Holiday Arrests  Arrests don’t diminish simply because it’s the holiday season.  Instead of facing time in jail and… Read More »

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Justice For People With Mental Health Issues

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

We’ve all seen it: people wandering the streets who seem to be under the influence of drugs, or who are surely suffering from mental health problems. Oftentimes these people frighten other citizens, and the police are called. They are arrested, and wind up behind bars. They, and others with a variety of mental health… Read More »

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Juveniles And Hefty Fines Related To Criminal Activity

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

It makes perfect sense.  If you do the crime, you get stuck with the fines.  On balance, when illegal activities are the chosen activity of young people, it results in costly outcomes that impact victims all too often.  Whether it’s property damage or worse, isn’t it fair to expect those juveniles to pay up… Read More »

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Defending Charges Of Perjury

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

If you’ve been charged with perjury, you probably know you are in pretty hot water. Perjury is a serious felony charge, and if convicted, you will be facing some stiff penalties.  That’s why it is so important for you to have experienced, local legal counsel representing you going forward. Perjury Defined Witnesses in a… Read More »

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Should You Accept A Plea Deal In Your Criminal Case?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

When faced with the opportunity to plead guilty in exchange for a lesser sentence, you may be overwhelmed with questions.  How do you know if the offer is a good one? Naturally, any offer is unique to the circumstances of the case.  In evaluating yours, your best bet is to consult with a trusted… Read More »

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How Much Faith Should Juries Put In Forensic Evidence?

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Any crime drama aficionado can tell you that guilty verdicts often rest on the strength of forensic evidence.  The case could be up in the air—until magically a fingerprint or a wayward strand of hair is discovered by a zealous detective.  Instantly, it seems, the evidence is analyzed in the lab, proving beyond a… Read More »

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You Have The Right To Remain Silent…

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

We’ve all seen the movies where a suspect is arrested and read his rights. And unlike the fictional storyline on television, Miranda rights are guaranteed in the Constitution, and if you are unfortunate enough to have a police officer read them to you, it would be worth your while to take advantage of them. … Read More »

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