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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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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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Understanding Search Warrants

Many criminal cases rely almost entirely on evidence obtained during a search. If the police performed the search under a warrant, the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution applies and requires that police officers meet specific criteria before t… Read More
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How a Lawyer Can Help with Your Criminal Case

Wyoming criminal law is complicated, and the consequences of a conviction can be severe. If you have been charged with a crime, the stakes are high. The criminal defense team at Just Criminal Law can help by providing advice, explaining the law, and… Read More
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Social Media and Your Criminal Case

Social media has become a part of everyday life. We use sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tik Tok, Instagram, and others to keep up with friends and family, network with business contacts, generate income, and share our lives. These platforms p… Read More
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Requirements for a Search Warrant

The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. In most cases, this means that the government needs a warrant to search or seize your property. To be reasonable, a… Read More
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5 Things You Need to Know About Protective Orders in Wyoming

A protective order is issued in a criminal case and prohibits the person named in the order from coming within a certain distance of the person who is protected by the order. When someone violates a protective order, they can be charged with a crime… Read More
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Character Evidence in a Wyoming Criminal Trial

The rules of evidence can play a key role in the outcome of a criminal case. If your criminal defense lawyer successfully argues to have certain evidence excluded, neither the judge nor the jury can consider it when deciding whether you are guilty of… Read More
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Top 10 Rights Police Don’t Want You to Know

Many people simply don’t understand the rights that are guaranteed to them under the Constitution, how these rights impact the level of compliance that is required when they interact with law enforcement, and what to do when approached by police of… Read More
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What Is Pleading the Fifth and When to Use It

Under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, a person cannot be compelled by the government to provide incriminating information about him- or herself. Specifically, the Fifth Amendment states: No person shall be held to answer for a… Read More
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