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Category: Criminal Defense

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Teen Sexting and the Law

With cellphones, tablets and the overwhelming influx of technology within easy reach of teens these days, the temptations for bad behavior seem constant. More than ever, we are seeing teens unknowingly breaking the law by sending inappropriate images to others. With the increase of teen sexting is a rise in the criminal prosecution involving these cases. First and foremost, it is up to us, the parents, to explain that while these acts are highly inappropriate, they are also illegal.... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | 0 comments

What to Do When You are Guilty of a Crime

As many people know, 201 Poplar is not the best place to spend the day. Facing criminal charges or appearing in traffic court without the assistance of an experienced Memphis based lawyer creates a giant headache. Over the years, our criminal defense attorneys have learned that good people are often in bad situations. Everyone makes mistakes, and some of these mistakes, intended or not, involve breaking the law and can carry stiff consequences. Mistakes,... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | 0 comments

New Year's Eve: DUI Checkpoints and Things to Do

As an accident attorney, one thing I have learned from past New Year’s Eve holidays is that your safety is typically jeopardized by the actions of others. New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate with friends and family, but bad occurrences ruin this celebration because of the negligent actions of others. Unfortunately, alcohol consumption and New Year’s Eve seem to go hand in hand. Any time intoxicated drivers are on the roads, we have a recipe for disaster. As I get... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Wednesday, December 28, 2016 | 0 comments

Decoding the Misconceptions about Criminal Defense Lawyers

The Chiozza Law Firm practices in all areas of the law, including Criminal Defense. While each specific area is different and carries with it unique issues, the one thing that remains the same is the desire to provide the best legal representation you can to each client. After many years of criminal defense work I have discovered that criminal clients want to know their attorney is doing everything possible to help them out of a difficult, and often agonizing, situation.... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Tuesday, November 1, 2016 | 0 comments

Halloween Pranks That Can Get You Thrown in Jail – Even Wearing a Clown Costume!

Halloween is upon us and it is time for funny costumes, bags full of candy, and, unfortunately, pranks. As with every holiday, there comes a good with the bad. Each Christmas and New Year’s Eve we see an increase in drunk driving arrests; with Halloween, we see a similar increase in arrests, which the Defendant typically calls a “prank.” Halloween Pranks To Avoid Some pranks are harmless, but others can, and will, end up having you arrested. For example: ... Read More
Posted by Brian Chiozza at Monday, October 24, 2016 | 0 comments

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