Archive for November, 2014

If You’re Confused about Pre-Trial Discovery, Here’s a Short Overview of the Deposition Process

Deposition services
Each state has unique laws regarding discovery in trials, and California is no exception. The deposition is a hugely important part of discovery, and if you’re required to participate in a deposition as part of the defense, prosecution, or as a key witness, you might be confused about how it all works. The intricacies of the legal system are hard to understand, so the first step is talking to a lawyer to make sure you’re doing everything required of you. Before you attend the deposition, it’s also necessary to connect with California deposition reporters to make sure you get an unbiased record of the deposition.

All of the legal terminology can be overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with California law, so here are some definitions to get you started.

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Three Things to Do When You Get Pulled Over for DUI

Attorney criminal law
DUI in the United States typically refers to the act of operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or higher. People do try to avoid it, but the fact is, sometimes it happens. If it happens to you, here’s what to do next:
1. Cooperate with Law Enforcement. When you get pulled over, it can be really easy to get anxious and defensive while interacting with the police officer, which can hurt your case. It’s always best to be cooperative with police officers. Provide them with your license and registration — while they have you pulled over you are not in custody but you are detained, so being polite and cooperating is important.
2. Avoid Submitting to Sobriety Tests. Another thing you should do if you get pulled over for driving under the infl

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