Although the internet has brought about so many wonderful changes to everyone's lives, it has also brought about some crimes with it too. One of the most common crimes committed online is making, watching, or distributing child pornography. And, depending on the state that you live in, the law may not be very forgiving regarding these charges. But just because you did something wrong doesn't mean that you don't have rights.
Almost everything becomes more difficult after an arrest. To make matters worse, you may have some important and potentially life-changing decisions to make in the coming days. One particularly stressful event will be your plea deal decision. Plea bargains have become the go-to method for dealing with most misdemeanors, as well as some felonies. To help you make sense of what a plea deal could mean, follow this advice.
Discuss Things With Your Attorney — If you have not already done so, speak to a defense attorney about your case.
Researchers have performed dozens of studies about the negative impact that texting, being overly tired, or other common distractions or physical conditions can have on a person's driving skills. But while many states have implemented anti-texting-and-driving laws, laws governing driving while tired (or driving while eating) would be all but impossible to enforce. What happens if you're pulled over —or even arrested — on an officer's suspicion of DWI while you're stone-cold sober?