Beware of collateral consequences

Once you’ve found a career you enjoy and that you’re enjoying success with, you’ll probably do whatever you can to prevent it from being taken away from you. One thing that can cause a problem with this is if you’re facing a criminal charge for something related to...

The perjury trap: What is it?

If you follow the news about federal investigations at all, you’ve probably heard the term “perjury trap” thrown around a few times. If you ever get involved in a federal investigation yourself, whether as the subject of investigators’ queries or merely a witness,...

Collateral consequences can outlast sentences

A person with a criminal history often finds that it impacts many areas of their life even after they’ve successfully completed their court-imposed sentences. These collateral consequences are sometimes more difficult to deal with than what the judge required them to...