Blog: #LadyJustice Speaks

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Does Wyoming Allow Possession of Marijuana for Personal Use

Unlike the neighboring states of Colorado and Montana, Wyoming has not legalized marijuana for personal use. Penalties for a marijuana conviction in Wyoming can be severe and vary based on the amount of marijuana in your possession. The penalties for… Read More
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Categories: Drug Charges, Marijuana
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Should You Take Your DWUI Case to Trial?

The consequences of a DWUI conviction can be severe. You face losing your driver’s license, hefty fines, and possible jail time. But if you have strong defenses, taking your DWUI case to trial might be a better bet. Deciding whether to take your DW… Read More
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Alternative Penalties for a Wyoming DWUI

The legal consequences of a conviction for Driving While Under the Influence (DWUI) in Wyoming are serious. If you are convicted of a first-time offense, you face up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $750. If your Blood Alcohol Content was .1… Read More
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How to Defend Against Charges of Marijuana Possession

Even though many states have legalized marijuana for medicinal or even recreational use, marijuana possession is still prohibited in Wyoming and at the federal level. Penalties for a Wyoming Marijuana Possession Conviction If you are found in possess… Read More
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Categories: Marijuana
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Can Police Search My Vehicle Without a Warrant?

The Fourth Amendment prohibits unlawful police searches and generally prohibits a search of your vehicle by the police. However, there are circumstances where police can lawfully search your car without a warrant. Understanding Search Warrants The U.… Read More
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Drug Possession vs. Possession with Intent to Distribute: What’s the Difference?

Drug charges for simple possession versus drug trafficking often come down to the amount of drugs allegedly in your possession when you were arrested. But drug trafficking, also known as possession with intent to distribute, is treated much more seri… Read More
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Categories: Drug Charges
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What to Expect in Your Wyoming DWUI Case

A Wyoming DWUI charge can have serious legal, personal, professional, and financial consequences. Prosecutors in Wyoming take DUI cases seriously. If you have been charged with a Wyoming DWUI, you need an experienced DWUI defense team on your side to… Read More
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Resisting Arrest in Wyoming

When people hear “resisting arrest,” many think of a high-speed chase or someone who fights with the police and physically refuses to comply. But in Wyoming, the crime of resisting arrest is much broader than that and can encompass almost any act… Read More
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What Is Expungement? And How a Lawyer Can Help.

A criminal record can haunt you for years, making it more difficult to get a job, find an apartment, get into college or technical school, or enter certain professions or trades. If a criminal conviction is creating obstacles to your success, you mig… Read More
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Categories: Expungement
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Understanding Assault Charges and Penalties

Criminal assault occurs when a person unlawfully causes or attempts to cause bodily injury to another person. Criminal battery, which is often charged together with assault, is also a misdemeanor and occurs when a person intentionally, knowingly, or… Read More
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Categories: Assault & Battery