Blog Archives

Alabama Dental License Attorney

Alabama Dental License Attorney The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama oversees licensing, enforcement, and disciplinary actions regarding the practice of dentistry across the state. If you have been contacted by the Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama then call … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |

Reckless Murder Charge, Guilty 4-Year-Old DUI Plea, and Deadly DUI Crash

Reckless murder charge in DUI case on Birmingham’s Five Mile Road.  Charging documents state man was under the influence of alcohol and/or fentanyl. Man pleads guilty to 2018 arrest of reckless manslaughter and first-degree assault in Blount County DUI.  Judget … Read More

Posted in Alabama DUI News, DUI, Uncategorized |

DUI and Football Season

In Alabama we take our football very seriously. Alabama and Auburn fans spend a lot of time tailgating and watching their team’s game on the television at local bars. Because of this we generally see an uptick in Alabama DUI … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |


When Does an Entrapment Defense Apply? Entrapment is a term used frequently in movies and crime novels, but what does it really mean and how can it be used as a defense to a crime?  Entrapment is a real defense … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |

When a Judge’s Articulated Personal Bias Leads to Resentencing

As a vital component of the criminal trial process, sentencing requires fairness, impartiality and sound reasoning by the judge who imposes the sentence.  When that process is impeded by personal bias, the result is often unsettling.  As one recent case … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |

Immigration Status and An Arrest

How an Immigration Hold may Affect your Criminal Case The number of criminal defense matters that now involve some type of immigration issue have seen an increase in recent years.  If you have a criminal matter and need legal assistance, … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |

Police Searching Cell Phones: Legal or Not?

Before a police officer can search a suspect’s cell phone, they typically need a search warrant or probable cause.  Since most people use their phones to document and communicate various aspects of their daily activities, and their lives in general, … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |

Alabama’s Criminal Sentencing Guidelines

Alabama made some significant changes to its criminal sentencing guidelines a few years ago, in an effort to address the overpopulated prison system.  For one thing, Alabama’s habitual offender laws, which historically led to long sentences after two or more … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |

Do I Need A Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Why You Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer In order to have a balanced and fair justice system, defense attorneys are a necessity.  Their goal is to aid in keeping innocent people from going to jail, but more importantly, to safeguard … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |

Alabama’s Expungement Law

Retroactive Application of Alabama’s Expungement Law Alabama’s new expungement law provides that certain components of your criminal record can be expunged or erased. Not everyone is eligible and not every crime is covered, but your Alabama criminal defense attorney can … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized |