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Can you avoid a sobriety checkpoint?

Whether you are attending a University of West Virginia football game, going to a concert or catching up with old friends, you may want to have a few beers or a couple of cocktails. Still, you do not want your otherwise fun evening to turn into a legal nightmare. If...

Key points on intent to distribute

While the state of West Virginia now allows the use of medical marijuana, this does not allow all types of drug use. For those who have a controlled substance without a proper prescription, it could lead to serious criminal charges.The type of drug charge depends upon...

Adult drug court may work for you

People make mistakes, and sometimes, those mistakes have serious consequences. Unfortunately, those closest to the person may feel the effects of those consequences, as well.Particularly in the case of parents facing drug charges  or other serious offenses,...

Ways to avoid a DUI

The police in West Virginia take driving under the influence of alcohol seriously. One Greene County man faces DUI charges after he drove recklessly and sent his vehicle crashing into a mailbox, all while his daughter was in the backseat. You may never dream...

What is a Ponzi scheme?

Running a Ponzi scheme constitutes one of the federal white collar crime charges you could face in West Virginia.A Ponzi scheme represents a type of financial fraud, the penalties for which are quite severe if you receive a conviction. The original Ponzi schemeThe...