PFA Entrapment

July 22, 2019
If you are under a Protection from Abuse (PFA) order, it is very important that you understand how easily you can end up in jail. A PFA order is temporary and issued by a court based on a petition filed by the complaining party. Judges almost always issue the order even without any evidence. While the order is in place, you cannot have any contact at all with the complaining party.

It wasn’t an Assault! It Was Self Defense!

July 15, 2019
This happens all too often. The police charge the wrong person with assault. Just because you are bigger or you are a man or because you weren’t injured, they assume you were at fault. No matter how much you try to tell them that you didn’t start the incident, they do what they want to do.

Getting a Job with a Violent Crime Conviction

July 8, 2019
Many people make the mistake of taking an assault charge lightly. Especially for simple assault charges, people believe they will walk away with a slap on the wrist. However, one thing many people do not consider is the impact a violent crime can have on your career and future.

Traveling with a Violent Crime Conviction

July 1, 2019
A violent crime conviction can affect your life in so many ways. One way that people often do not think about is travel. Many countries ask extensive questions about your criminal history and may deny a VISA to you if you have a criminal record.

How an Assault can Ruin your Life

June 24, 2019
Assault charges are serious not only because of the penalties they carry but because of the consequences from the social stigma that are attached to violent criminals. Make no mistake about it, even a simple assault conviction will be grounds for many people to judge and label you as violent.