Amy L. Fairfield Named 2022 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Portland-ME Area. Lyman, ME, November 1, 2021 — Fairfield & Associates, P.A. attorney Amy L. Fairfield was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Criminal Defense: General Practice.
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In Maine, the crime of Domestic Violence Assault can be investigated, charged, and even proven beyond a reasonable doubt based simply on the allegation of one complaining witness.
A habitual offender in Maine is a person who accumulates three or more convictions for certain distinct driving offenses (arising out of separate acts) committed within a 5-year period.
No one likes getting charged with a criminal offense, but it can be especially troublesome for nurses in Maine.
Most people know, or have heard, that they have the “right to remain silent” when being questioned by law enforcement officers. But what does that actually mean, and when should someone invoke this right? The right to remain silent comes from the Fifth Amendment, which states: “no person shall be… compelled in any criminal case […]