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Leigh Morgan

What Is a Public Defender?

If you don't have enough money to hire your own lawyer, the court may appoint a public defender to handle your case. Learn more about the work public defenders do and find out how to qualify for court-appointed legal services.

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Team eLocal

What Are the Different Types of Theft Charges?

Exploring the theft and larceny types can help you understand the charges against you or how a case might proceed if you've had something stolen.

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Team eLocal

What Happens When You're Charged With a Crime?

Charged with a crime? Learning what happens when you're charged with a crime can make the process less scary and help you fight for a better outcome in criminal court. 

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Team eLocal

What Is Indictment?

This term may be familiar to those who watch TV police dramas, but the logistics aren't necessarily clear. So, what is an indictment, and how might it affect the outcome of a criminal case? 

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Team eLocal

What Is Larceny?

Larceny occurs when someone steals physical property from its owner and doesn't intend to give it back.

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What Does 'Homicide' Mean?

If you have been accused of homicide, it's important to understand the different types of homicide and what your legal options are.

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You Have the Right to Remain Silent: What Are Miranda Rights?

You've probably heard an officer read someone their rights on a legal drama or other show. But what does this mean?

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Can You Represent Yourself In Court?

Lawyers can be expensive, and you may wonder if they're worth the cost. But can you really represent yourself in court?

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