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April 2016 Archives

Educator jailed on multiple criminal charges

Reading news stories can lead people to draw specific conclusions about situations when the realities may in fact be quite different. Nebraska residents who have ever been arrested and accused of criminal activity know this all too well. Reports often include only a very few details and those that may be included often paint a very negative picture of the defendant. This can only add to the challenges that people in these situations face.

What is the Alcohol/Drug Education/Minor in Possession Class?

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence charges in Nebraska, you may end up being required to participate in a special course related to substance abuse. There is actually more than one type of class that a court can choose to require you to take. One of these is the Alcohol/Drug Education/Minor in Possession course. Even if you do not yet know whether or not you will need to register for and complete this class, it can be helpful to know what it may entail in case you must do so.

How a drunk driving conviction can impact your life

Nebraska residents who have been arrested for drunk driving have many things to be concerned with. In addition to the logistics of a criminal proceeding or even potential administrative proceedings and penalties, a DUI can impact virtually every part of a person's life. Understanding this at the outset is important for all defendants.

Felony DUI penalties in Nebraska

Getting arrested for drunk driving can and does happen to a myriad of very responsible people in Nebraska. That, however, does not take away the stigma associated with it. That stigma only seems to increase if you have been arrested or convicted of more than one DUI offense. Along with a negative public view, if you are facing a fourth or fifth drunk driving conviction, you may also face some very serious consequences.

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Success Stories

  • Defendant was charged with sexual assault of a minor. At the deposition of the alleged victim, our firm got the alleged victim to confess that she made the whole thing up. Charges were dropped against our client.
  • Defendant was charged with possessing a large quantity of marijuana. Following a complete investigation by our firm, the State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client.
  • Defendant was charged with embezzling more than $300,000.00, from a previous employer. At the deposition of the alleged victim, our firm highlighted a number of inconsistencies and questionable statements. The State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client.
  • Defendant was charged with child abuse resulting in death. Following the investigation of our firm, depositions of key witnesses and presentation of our findings to the prosecutor, the State agreed to dismiss the charges against our client.
  • Defendant was charged with carrying a concealed weapon. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found our client Not Guilty.

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • “Jim, Thank you for all of your help over the past couple weeks. I cannot emphasize enough how much better I have felt after receiving your help. Keeping my record clean as possible means a lot to me and I couldn’t have done it without you, thank you!” -TP
  • “Jim, It's always a pleasure to see you in court. Your effective, professional representation of your clients is so helpful.” -LW
  • “Jim, On behalf of the V family, please allow me to offer a HUGE thank you for your exemplary legal representation - especially considering you took on this case a mere 5 months ago. ” -CV
  • “Thank you so much Jim for everything you have been doing on my case, you are greatly appreciated. I will contact you if anything else comes up//until then God bless you! ” -SH
  • “Jim, thank you for everything. After I was resentenced I became eligible for camp custody. I am now on the RDAP list and doing fine” -MH
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