Criminal Law

Coping with the stress of criminal charges

If facing criminal charges, you need to address the legal aspects of the situation. However, people often overlook the emotional toll of facing criminal charges.  Not only does facing criminal charges cause you stress, but it can also greatly impact your loved ones....

Do you always have to stop for a cop?

If you are driving and see an officer pull up behind you, you may immediately start to move over so they can get around you or so you can stop. Do you have to stop, though, if you haven’t done anything wrong? Even if you have, is it a requirement that you stop...

3 mistakes that can hurt your DUI defense

Driving under influence (DUI) is a serious offense. If you have been arrested and charged with DUI – especially if it is your first arrest – you may be scared and confused, but it’s important to keep your wits about you. What you do, or fail to do, following your DUI...

3 mistakes that law enforcement can make in DUI arrests

Citizens across Montana rely on their driving privileges for a variety of reasons each day. Often, driving is the only way that individuals can earn money through employment. Additionally, people commonly rely on using the road to visit loved ones and make social...

Can you handle a DUI defense on your own?

To err is human, but some mistakes tend to carry more severe consequences than others. If you are facing DUI charges, then you know the penalties that come with a guilty verdict, such as fines, the suspension of your driver’s license and even a possible jail term. ...