Do I need UIM Coverage?

Many clients who come to our office unfortunately do not have Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (“UIM”) insurance coverage. Most of those times, the client simply does not know what UIM is, or it was never fully explained to him or her. “Do I need UIM coverage?” is a...

What is bail?

What is bail? And how is it set? If you’re arrested, getting out of jail—“bailing out”—is your top priority. Bail allows you to stay out of jail while you are facing the charges against you. Your bail bond is essentially a written promise that you make to the court....

Will I lose my license for a DUI?

Will I lose my license for a DUI? Losing your license can be one of the most serious consequences of a DUI. It affects your ability to drive to work, make it to appointments, or otherwise get around during the day. When you’re charged with DUI, you’re looking at...

Can I use medical marijuana on probation?

One of the questions we are often asked by our criminal defense clients is, “can I use medical marijuana on probation?” The short answer is that you can in theory but it depends. This entire area of law is rapidly evolving and has undergone several changes in the past...

Can cops lie to you?

Can cops lie to you? The short answer is yes[i]. Law enforcement is generally allowed to lie to you in most situations. This includes police officers who are working undercover—sorry, that old myth that “if you ask someone if he is a police officer, he has to tell...