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A Guide to Obtaining Federal Bond in Court

Getting out on a federal bond in court is a complicated process. Indeed, it is not as simple as it is in many state court cases. Thus, it is important to hire a qualified federal criminal lawyer as soon as possible. The federal criminal lawyer can ensure that all of the necessary steps are taken …

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ADHD and Criminal Behavior – The Need to Understand

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has a significant impact on an individual’s behavior and decision-making processes. Unfortunately, this is something that many judges hearing criminal cases fail to understand or take into account when issuing sentences in cases involving defendants with ADHD and criminal behavior. It is important for attorneys representing clients with ADHD to …

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Civil Fraud Lawsuits Can Turn Into Criminal Fraud Charges

Fraud charges arise when someone uses deception to gain an unfair or unlawful advantage. Civil fraud lawsuits are filed by private individuals or entities who believe they have been harmed by another party’s fraudulent behavior. But, if the plaintiff in a civil fraud lawsuit wins, does that mean the defendant will also face criminal fraud …

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Consequences of Acting as a Money Mule | Kenney Legal Defense

You may have heard the term money mule before, but what does it mean? It is a relatively new phenomenon but one that carries severe consequences. In this article, we’ll define what it is, explore the consequences of being a money mule, and highlight some of the risks you take by agreeing to participate in …

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Someone was summoned with a federal grand jury subpoena and is appearing before the court.

Federal Grand Jury Subpoena – 3 Steps to Take if You Receive One | Kenney Legal Defense

This is a guide for anyone who has just received a subpoena from a federal grand jury. If you are reading this, you or someone you care about has recently received a subpoena for a federal grand jury. This is an extremely serious situation. We are, indeed, glad that you are already taking the first …

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Title IX Defense for College Students

Colleges and universities aggressively pursue Title IX charges against students, and the stakes are extremely high. Many students and parents fail to recognize the short-term and long-term stakes involved. Thus, they do not take the necessary steps and precautions to obtain the most favorable outcome when accused of Title IX sexual misconduct. However, students and …

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FBI Search Warrants: Too Much Power, Zero Accountability | Kenney Legal Defense

According to the Department of Justice website, The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a national security and law enforcement agency. This agency collects, uses, and shares intelligence. Charles Bonaparte, the U.S. attorney in 1908, ordered newly hired federal investigators to report to the Chief Examiner. Later on, the office of the Chief Examiner was …

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15 Famous Celebrity Mugshots and Arrests – Musician Edition

Celebrity mugshots are highly searched on the internet.  Most people only focus on celebrity mugshots in general.  Did you know some of the most talented musicians of all time have been arrested and booked for a variety of criminal offenses?  This article focuses on some of our favorite and most talented, influential musicians of all …

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A man being wheeled into the hospital after someone called 911 for his overdose under the protection of the Good Samaritan Law.

California Good Samaritan Law: Why It’s Important

The Good Samaritan law has been around in California since 2007. It was enacted to encourage people to help others in danger and prevent fear of legal consequences. The California statute protects rescuers in medical and non-medical emergencies. The Good Samaritan law states that if a person renders medical or non-medical help to a person …

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Criminal Record Expungement in California

Finding employment or getting credit can be daunting when you have a criminal record. If convicted of a misdemeanor, it might not even show up on your background check. If convicted of a felony, your conviction show ups in a quick check. Then, it could affect your ability to obtain employment, loans, insurance coverage, etc. …

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