Criminal/DUI Defense Blog

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

Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Criminal Charges

As many as 10 percent of sexual assault allegations that are filed are false reports, a report by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) found. Refuting allegations of sexual assault can be challenging for many reasons. For one, because… Read More

Accelerated Rehab and Diversion Programs in Connecticut

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

In Connecticut, “accelerated rehabilitation” is a diversion program that allows people charged with less serious crimes to avoid convictions by completing specific court requirements such as completion of rehabilitation programs. A person needs to apply for the Accelerated Pretrial Rehabilitation… Read More

What to Do If Your Child Is Arrested

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

It’s a phone call no parent ever wants to get: a call from the police saying their child has been arrested. When your son or daughter is in jail, you need to know what to do. If you’re in this… Read More

Connecticut Persistent Offender Laws

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

Also known as “three strikes law,” Connecticut has enhanced punishments for people convicted of three of the same or similar offenses. In most states that recognize this doctrine which goes back to the 1990’s, the meaning has more to do with repeating… Read More

Helping People Accused of Crimes in Connecticut

by Field Law Office, LLC |Criminal Charges

Career Professionals If you are like many of my clients, you have a good job, own a home, and possibly have a family. I will listen to your concern involving your job and family and assist you with positive strategies… Read More

Sexting/Child Pornography Reform for Children

by Field Law Office, LLC |Sexting

A proposal before the Connecticut legislature would correct an inconsistency that would allow 12-year-olds who shared inappropriate photos to be charged with felony child pornography, where a 13-year-old or older could only be charged with a misdemeanor crime of sexting. House Bill… Read More

Motorcycle Accidents

by Field Law Office, LLC |Motorcycle Accidents

How Do I Prove the Other Person Caused My Motorcycle Accident? CT Attorney Erin Field explains You probably already know that in state of Connecticut only riders under 18 are required to wear a helmet on a motorcycle. Many adult… Read More

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