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I didn’t have a lawyer when I pled guilty and now they are trying to revoke my probation and make me serve my previously suspended sentence. Can they?

The United States Supreme Court said in the case of Alabama vs. Shelton, a court cannot impose a suspended sentence that will result in a person actually going to jail unless that person was represented by an attorney when he was prosecuted for the original case. The Supreme Court’s reasoning [ Read More… ]

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3 Reasons NOT to Take a Polygraph Test if You Are Accused of a Crime

If you’re a suspect in a criminal case, the police may ask you to take a polygraph test. Ultimately, you should speak with a lawyer before you make any decision but in the meantime, there are three reasons why you might not want to take a polygraph test. Results of [ Read More… ]

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Wacky Alabama Laws?

In Alabama is it illegal to wear a fake beard in church?   Under Alabama law, if someone (without lawful authority) disturbs any lawful assembly or meeting of persons they have committed the crime of disorderly conduct. A person who is convicted of this crime faces up to three months in [ Read More… ]

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Can someone go to prison for stealing something that has no value?

III. Theft of property, Third Degree. If you steal something with a negative value, something that’s worth no money, or worth less than no money, could you go to prison? Say I leave my Debit card on my desk. The card is worthless since I have a negative $2000 balance [ Read More… ]

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Everything you want to know about Sodomy in Alabama but were afraid to ask.

Everything you want to know about Sodomy in Alabama but were afraid to ask.   What is the legal definition of sodomy in Alabama?   Alabama does not independently define sodomy as a crime but defines criminal actions involving deviant sexual intercourse as sodomy crimes. Deviant sexual intercourse means sexual [ Read More… ]

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Can you be arrested in Alabama if you refuse to help a police officer arrest someone?

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Can you go to jail if your kid commits a crime?

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Can a woman go to jail for filing a false report of rape in Alabama ?

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Is it a crime to offer someone money to not prosecute a crime in Alabama?

  In Alabama is it a crime to offer somebody money to not press charges? The answer is, I‘m going to give you an example, and you’re going to tell me if the person is guilty or not. Let’s say I have a friend Knuckles Malone, and Knuckles gets mad [ Read More… ]

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When can police pull me over in Huntsville, Alabama?

For an officer to pull you over you must either have at least reasonable suspicion that a crime has been, is being or is about to be committed.   Reasonable suspicion means that there are articulable facts or circumstances on which the officer bases his belief it can’t be just [ Read More… ]

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