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Blog Posts in September, 2016

I Just Got Arrested - What is Diversion?

By: C.D. Owens, Esq. A diversion program is a form of sentencing, usually prior to or after a plea of guilt, but prior to a conviction for a crime in the criminal justice system. It is established to ...
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I Just Got Arrested, Am I Entitled to An Attorney?

By: C.D. Owens, Esq. It depends. The state does not provide an attorney free of charge just because you were arrested on a criminal charge. During the process of being arrested and setting the initial ...
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I Just Got Arrested. When Can I Get Out?

By: C.D. Owens, Esq. The simple answer to the question above is: once you have your initial appearance before the Court and/or pay a bond although there are times that you simply cannot get out. There ...
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I Just Got Arrested. Now What?

By: C.D. Owens, Esq. If you are arrested and charged with a misdemeanor or felony, you could be facing anywhere from 30 days in jail, or even upward to 15 to 25 years in the State Penitentiary or even ...
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In Custody and/or Arrested - Your Right to Remain Silent

I do not want to engage in drafting a treatise on the constitutional basis for one’s right to remain silent when he or she is detained or arrested by the cops. They know you have that right and ...
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