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Criminal Law Myths

  • By James Cummings
  • Feb 17, 2015

Criminal law is a complex area of law, with as many exceptions to the rules are there are rules. Unfortunately there is no shortage of people with an opinion about the law, and if you are charged with a crime it is important you receive accurate information. The consequences of a criminal conviction range from probation, fines, restitution, community service, and incarceration. These events impact your freedom, your finances, and can damage your reputation or employment.  


Keeping Your Cell Phone Private

  • By James Cummings
  • Jul 17, 2014

If you’ve ever had your phone crash without it being backed up to the cloud, you quickly learn how dependent we are on our cell phones. Today’s phones do more than just make calls, they house your contact information, email, calendar, bank balances, and much more. So it’s only natural to want to keep the information stored on your phone private. When you are accused of a crime, your phone may be one of the first places authorities want to look, to see where you’ve been, who you’ve called, and what types of patterns are established in your daily routine.