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What Happens To Your Teaching Certification If You’re Arrested?

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 10-145b(j). Teaching certificates. (j) (1) The State Board of Education may revoke any certificate, authorization or permit issued pursuant to sections 10-144o to 10-149, inclusive, for any of the following reasons: (A) The holder of the certificate, authorization or permit obtained such certificate, authorization or permit through fraud or misrepresentation of a material fact; (B) the holder has persistently neglected to...

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Can A Lawyer Help Me With Asset Forfeiture?

When it comes to legal issues, a lawyer can always give you advice and help to protect your rights. While asset forfeiture is not a crime, it is still an issue that you need to defend yourself against. The burden of proof is on you if you want to keep your property and prevent the government from seizing it. This might seem overwhelming for the...

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What Is Asset Forfeiture?

As the subject of a police investigation, you face many inconveniences. One issue that you might face if the police think that you got involved in a crime is asset forfeiture. The police might take your property if they think it relates to a criminal act. But, the good news is that there are ways to fight asset forfeiture. Here, you can learn about this crime and how...

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Federal and State Crimes

In my last article, I talked about different classifications of crimes in the United States. However, in addition to infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies, there are others. There are two other classifications of crimes that you should be aware of. These are federal crimes and states crimes. Understanding federal and state crimes will help you navigate the criminal justice system. For more information, read on. Federal...

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Crime Classifications

If you face a criminal charge, there are a few classifications of crime that you should be aware of. Crimes are generally broken up into different classes. These classes get defined similarly. These classes are the infraction, the misdemeanor, and the felony. The severity of your situation will vary if you have been charged with an infraction, a misdemeanor, or a felony. It can be...

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Motor Vehicle Violation Blog Series

In the past few weeks, I have talked a lot about speeding and other motor vehicle violations. If you are interested in these topics, but missed any of the articles that I posted, I’ve created this post where you can view all of the articles. Please click on one of the links below to learn more about one of the topics that I have discussed...

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DUI and Motor Vehicle Violation

If you have spent any time on our website or blog, you will know by now that getting a DUI can be disruptive to your everyday life. There are many different consequences that you face if you are charged with a DUI. This includes jail time, a rehabilitation program, fines, and a suspension of your driver’s license. However, when you are on the road, you...

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Driver Retraining

The Department of Motor Vehicles wants to keep track of many types of motor vehicle violations on a person’s driving record. The DMV does this through assessing points against a person’s driver’s license if he or she is found guilty of certain driving violations. From speeding to reckless driving to DUI, a conviction can carry points assessed against your license. For a comprehensive list of the...

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Reckless Driving in Connecticut

Aside from speeding, reckless driving is one of the most common motor vehicle violations in the State of Connecticut. However, just because people are charged with this offense frequently does not mean that it is simply a glorified speeding ticket with minimal consequences. Reckless driving can have serious consequences if you do not handle the ticket right! You can learn more about reckless driving in...

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Cell Phone Use While Driving

In recent years, distracted driving has become an issue at the forefront of the public’s mind. One common form of distracted driving that many are now aware of is using a phone while driving. Many states are cracking down on the use of phones while driving. This happens in an effort to keep drivers focused on the road. Connecticut is one of the states that...

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