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May 2016 Archives

Can everyday foods trigger an IID to fail?

People who have been arrested for suspected drunk driving in Nebraska will want to learn what types of penalties they may face if they are convicted in the end. One of the penalties can be the required installation and use in a vehicle of a special device that controls the vehicle’s ignition. This penalty may commonly be ordered in exchange for giving defendants the right to drive. Lack of using an ignition interlock device may result in a person being unable to drive for some period of time.

Assault charges in Nebraska

Reading or hearing about criminal charges in the news does not always provide Nebraska residents with the full details about the cases being reported on. Some details can be left out, including details that full describe the actual charges and how they are classified. Some things that you may think are misdemeanors are actually felonies and vice versa. Assault charges are one type of criminal charge that may not always be fully understood.

Man avoids prison for third drunk driving offense

The social stigma alone of getting arrested for a drunk driving offense can be difficult for people in Nebraska to suffer. The legal ramifications of such an offense if eventually convicted can follow a person for even longer. When a person experiences multiple DUI charges, the penalties generally increase in severity.

Buy pot, travel not: The consequences of bringing Colorado marijuana to Nebraska

Buy pot, travel not. That is what Nebraska's government hopes people will remember when they purchase marijuana legally in Colorado. While Colorado has legalized marijuana, surrounding states have not, and it is against federal law to smuggle it across the border.

Nebraska's drug diversion program

Being arrested no matter what the reason can be a very scary experience for people in Nebraska. Among the many things with which to be concerned about an arrest are the long-term effects of potentially having a criminal record. The state of Nebraska offers some people an opportunity to avoid this by participating in a diversion program.

The long-term effects of a criminal record

Nebraska residents who have been arrested for suspected criminal activity have many things about which to be concerned. There are short-term issues such as the potential costs involved to post bail, what charges you will face and how you can best defend yourself. In addition to these items, you should not overlook the long-term consequences that may be connected to a criminal record.

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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