Domestic Violence Assault in Maine

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.  The significant nature of the charges, and potential adverse consequences, make Domestic Violence charges in Maine some of the more serious a person can face.


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Maine Habitual Offender Driving Laws

Maine is a notoriously rural state, with very few public transportation options. For some, losing their right to drive is just simply not an option.


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Maine Nursing License and Criminal Convictions

No one likes getting charged with a criminal offense, but it can be especially troublesome for nurses in Maine.  Read more

A Wise Man Once Said: Nothing At All

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 to be a witness against himself.” Read more

What You Need To Know About Field Sobriety Tests

The goal of this article is to level the playing field between law enforcement officers and drivers who are asked to perform Field Sobriety Tests (FST’s).

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