How To Get Criminal Charges Dropped Before A Court Date

Posted November 14, 2023 | filed under Blog.

how to get criminal charges dropped before a court date
Facing criminal charges can be one of the most daunting experiences in a person's life. The looming uncertainty and potential consequences can cause significant stress and anxiety. However, it is important to understand that not all charges lead to a trial. In some scenarios, it is possible to have charges dropped before a court date. … read more »

You Need a Local Attorney to Represent You in Court

Posted November 30, 2022 | filed under Blog.

I walked into court yesterday and saw a defense attorney in a somewhat heated argument with a prosecutor.  After a few minutes, I learned the defense attorney was mad that his client's case could not be resolved that day.  I then went on to find out the attorney's client had flown down from New Jersey … read more »

What Is a PR Bond
& Should You Get One?

Posted November 29, 2022 | filed under Blog.

What is a PR Bond and should you get one featured image with a gavel
A P.R. bond, also known as a personal recognizance bond, is a type of bail bond that does not require the defendant to pay any money upfront. Instead, the court issues an order releasing the defendant from custody on the condition that they will appear for all scheduled court appearances. If the defendant fails to … read more »

The increasing use of ignition interlock devices

Posted October 19, 2022 | filed under Blog.

As an attorney who handles a lot of DWI cases, I am aware of recent trends in DWI bond conditions and probation. Lately, I have seen an increase in the use of ignition interlock devices.  These devices are installed in your vehicle, and you are required to blow into them to start your vehicle and … read more »

Why You Should Never Represent Yourself

Posted September 23, 2020 | filed under Blog.

As a criminal defense attorney Lance Turnbow is in various courts almost every day. There are things he sees that he finds troubling and probably the most troubling is what happens to people who try to represent themselves. Lance sees a lot of criminal defendants who try to represent themselves in court. Even misdemeanor charges … read more »