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Five Questions About Penalties for a DWUI in Wyoming

In Wyoming, you can be charged with Driving While Under the Influence (DWUI) if your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is .08% or higher (.04% or higher for commercial drivers), or if you are under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance. A DW… Read More
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Chain of Custody and Why It Is Important in a Criminal Case

Chain of custody refers to the documentation that establishes a record of the control, transfer, and disposition of evidence in a criminal case. Evidence in a criminal case may include DNA samples, photographs, documents, personal property, or bodily… Read More
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Choosing a Jury in a Wyoming Criminal Case

Many lawyers consider jury selection in a criminal case to be the most important part of the trial. With a sympathetic jury, a client with a difficult case can be found Not Guilty. On the other hand, a client with a solid case can lose with a jury th… Read More
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Six Questions About Your Initial Appearance in a Wyoming Criminal Court

Being arrested and charged with a crime can feel scary. If this is your first time in court, you may have questions about what to expect at your initial appearance. At Just Criminal Law, our team of criminal defense professionals is here to answer yo… Read More
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What Evidence is Admissible in a Wyoming DWUI Case?

To convict someone of a Wyoming DWUI, prosecutors must present reliable, relevant evidence that was properly gathered and is legally admissible in court. Evidence that does not meet these standards should not be considered by the judge or jury in a W… Read More
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How Will a Domestic Violence Charge Affect My Divorce?

Allegations of domestic violence are always troubling. But if you’ve been accused of domestic violence before or during a divorce, the consequences can be devastating. Protect yourself by working with a team of dedicated and experienced criminal de… Read More
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5 Questions About Restora…

5 Questions About Restoration of Rights in Wyoming

A Wyoming felony conviction carries significant penalties, including hefty fines, court costs, and jail time. You also lose many of your civil rights, including the right to vote, the right to serve on a jury, the right to hold office, and the right… Read More
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Should I Hire a Lawyer If I Think I’m Guilty?

People facing criminal charges often wonder if the cost of hiring a lawyer is worth it, especially if they plan to plead guilty or think they’re guilty. Many people believe they should just enter a guilty plea, take their punishment, and try to get… Read More
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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Talk to the Police

Even if you haven’t committed a crime, it is dangerous to speak to the police without a lawyer. You could make a mistake that a police officer could misinterpret as a lie; the police officer might misremember the question he asked or your response… Read More
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Pardons in Criminal Cases

If you have been convicted of a felony in Wyoming or in federal court, a pardon may be the only way to seek relief from the consequences of your conviction. People who have been convicted of a felony lose many of their civil rights, including the rig… Read More
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