Category: Sentencing Issues

The Impact of a Criminal Conviction on a Medical Professional

The Impact of A Criminal Conviction on a Medical Professional   For anyone, a criminal conviction is an awful experience. A person could be incarcerated, placed on probation, be required to pay fines and costs, and they will have to live with the difficulties that come from of having a criminal record. For someone in the medical field, however, the…

Is the prosecutor trying to use your prior criminal history against you?

Whether it is as a habitual offender notice or in scoring the sentencing guidelines, the prosecution will frequently attempt to use prior criminal convictions to increase the penalty in a new case. If you weren’t represented by an attorney and did not validly waive your right to counsel, you may be able to challenge the use of this prior conviction.…