A resisting arrest charge can usually stem from something much less serious—like a routine traffic check or other interaction with the law enforcement. It’s charged against someone who disrupts the legal detaining of suspects. It can result in even more charges since the circumstances can lead you to become confrontational or non-compliant, making it harder to dispute.
Immigration laws are strict in the US, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. Although, it’s not mandatory to hire an attorney when applying for an immigrant visa, taking things into your own hands can be challenging. Hiring an attorney to handle all your immigration details can save you a lot of time—time that you would otherwise waste understanding the system.
Many teenagers and young adults make prank calls when they get together with friends. People usually try to have fun in their free time by making such calls. It is, however, a risky activity that can sometimes, lead to unexpected legal charges and land the caller in hot legal water.
In the US, nearly 6 million car accidents occur every year. Road accidents cause serious damage—not only to drivers but also pedestrians and passengers. The majority of such cases involve hit-and-run accidents. Many people get severely injured in these accidents but feel helpless as the at-fault drivers flee from the scene.
A criminal record can seriously impact on a person’s quality of life. Statistics suggests that approximately 70 million people in America have a criminal record. According to a recent report published by the Brennan Center for Justice, criminal convictions are a big cause of entrenching poverty in the U.S.