Criminal/DUI Defense Blog

Sexual Assault: Punishment and Penalties

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

In CT, sexual assault includes various sexual offenses ranging from harassment to rape. It can be charged as a first, second, third, or fourth degree crime, and the penalties can be extremely serious. If you’re facing a sexual assault charge… Read More

What Is First Degree Sexual Assault?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

Are you facing a 1st degree sexual assault charge? Chances are, you’re feeling stressed and worried about what happens next. Remember, you’re presumed innocent unless proven guilty, and I’m ready and waiting to help defend your case. But in the… Read More

Percentage of Women That Are Sexually Assaulted in College

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

Under the Connecticut Penal Code, sexual assault means any kind of unwanted sexual activity. Sexual assault is a particular problem for college students – according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), it’s more common at college than… Read More

What Is Second Degree Sexual Assault?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

If you’re worried about sexual assault charges, you probably have many questions about your case and what the charges mean. Below, we summarize what second degree sexual assault it and how we can help you defend your case.  2nd Degree… Read More

College Campus Sexual Assault Statistics

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

Sexual assault on campus is a growing problem across the US. Under the Connecticut Penal Code, sexual assault has a wide definition and includes any unwanted sexual activity. It may be charged as a first, second, third, or fourth degree… Read More

How Long Does It Take to Get a Court Date for a Felony?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Criminal, Criminal Law

Being charged with a felony is extremely stressful, especially if you don’t know what to expect. What happens after you’re charged with a crime, and how long does it take to get a court date for a felony? Let me… Read More

How Much it Costs to Hire a Defense Lawyer for a Felony

by Field Law Office, LLC |Criminal, Criminal Law

How Much Does It Cost To Hire a Lawyer for a Felony? Most people will never need a lawyer — and that’s a good thing. But if you’ve been accused of a crime you’ll need someone in your corner to… Read More

What Makes Someone a Sex Offender?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Criminal Charges, Sexting

Sex offenders are often required by their state to remind neighbors and the local community of their crimes by registering as a sex offender. That means informing authorities of where you live and keeping them aware of any move. And… Read More

How Having a Criminal Record Can Affect Your Finances

by Field Law Office, LLC |Criminal Charges, Criminal Law

Almost every adult in the United States could theoretically be charged with committing a federal crime, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Because the average American isn’t well-versed in state and federal law, people sometimes don’t even… Read More

So You Think You Want a Fake ID?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Arrest, Criminal Charges

TV and movies have long made a joke of minors using fake IDs to purchase alcohol and cigarettes or gain access to “adults only” establishments like casinos and bars. A story in the Hartford Courant covered the widespread use of… Read More

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