The Gouner Blog

Shoplifting Letters

When someone is caught shoplifting, getting arrested and charged with a crime is only part of what happens.  About a month or so after the arrest–and

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Camera Tickets

I have addressed this before, but we still get a lot of calls about camera tickets.  People ask if they should pay the citation or go

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What Is A DWI PTI?

From time to time, we’re asked how pretrial diversion programs or “pretrial interventions” work in the criminal system.  It is a mixed bag.  The format

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Miranda Rights

“The cop didn’t read me my rights.”  That is the first thing many people tell me in their initial meeting, following an arrest.  Sometimes, it

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