Financial Resources for Victims of Crime

Being a victim of crime is one of the worst things that can happen in a person’s life. Being physically or emotionally injured by another person is something that can stay with you your entire life. Recovering from a violent crime can also take many years, impacting on your financial situation...

Mens Rea Explained

In criminal law, some crimes require that the accused have “Mens Rea” (Latin for “a guilty mind”) before being found guilty of the crime. In legal systems with due process, actus reus (“a guilty act”) must be accompanied by mens rea (“a guilty mind”) to...

Understanding Bail

Most people don’t understand exactly how the concept of applying for and receiving bail works in criminal cases.  Funnily enough, for most people their knowledge of how the bail system works comes from watching movies and television programs like “Law & Order”.  The problem is that...

Choosing A Law Firm

When confronted with a legal issue, dependent upon the kind of circumstance you are involved with, there are a variety of legal representatives you may hire that can assist you on your claim. Deciding on the best attorney is not only going to lead to you receiving the greatest results in your legal battle,...