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February 2017 Archives

Understanding the appeals process

Nebraska residents who have been charged with crimes and who are not satisfied with the outcomes of their first trials or court proceedings may wish to pursue appeals. An appeal essentially gives a defendant another chance to receive a different outcome to his or her case. Understanding a bit about how appeals work is important for anyone wishing to seek a new judicial opinion.

Plea bargains entered in four different drug cases

After being arrested and charged with a crime, Nebraska residents need to understand their options for their defenses. Every situation is unique and there is no one approach that works for everyone but for some defendants, entering into a plea agreement with prosecutors may well be a viable and good option.

Benefit of Nebraska's drug Diversion Program

Have you been arrested for a drug crime in Nebraska? If so, you are not alone as many other people have been and are in the same situation as you. However, that does not take away the uncertainty and perhaps even fear you may feel about your predicament at the moment. While you are working to understand the ins and outs of the criminal justice system, you will have many decisions to make. Among these decisions may be whether or not to enter the state's drug Diversion Program.

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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
  • “JThank you so much for writing back. I read your response and I want you to know I completely trust you” -KV