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NASD Sanction Guidelines

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA, regulates brokerages and dealers in the securities industry. It assumed the responsibilities formerly held by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD). Created in 2007, FINRA is charged with ensuring that securities dealers comply w

Things To Do When Arrested For Criminal Offense

Facing criminal charges is one of the most difficult situations that you don't want to be in. However, when you face criminal charges, bear in mind that what you do when you are arrested has ...

How to Choose Denver Traffic Attorney?

Almost all types of traffic violation are considered to be criminal offenses and certain offenses are taken seriously. Even if you have conducted speed violation, the minor problems can lead to serious consequences. Driving is ...

How to Find Lynnwood DUI Lawyers

Drunk driving is a serious offence with potentially dangerous outcomes. The law is designed to protect you and others on the road. Operating a vehicle is a responsibility and one that should be taken seriously. ...

The Effects of an Arrest

In 2009, one out of every 32 American adults was in jail, in prison, on parole or on probation, according to a report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (see Reference 1). The United States has more incarcerated people than any other country. The effects of every single arrest, however, reach far

Here's a Tip - Don't Be an Idiot With Your DUI Defense and You'll Win

There are many DUI defense myths out there that make people do stupid things, like forego a lawyer or plead guilty without talking to a lawyer first. These are incredibly stupid ways to go about a DUI case and here's why you should have a strong DUI defense. If you do them, you could have a goo

How to Report Stock Fraud

Securities fraud (also called investment fraud or stock fraud) is the practice that persuades an investor to buy or sell securities (investment instruments such as stocks, bonds and shares) using false, misleading or deceptive information---a direct violation of the laws enforced by the Securities a

Avoiding a Drink Driving Conviction

One common question if you are facing drink driving charges is whether you can avoid a guilty conviction. Depending on you circumstance, it might be possible for a court to not record a conviction, or ...

How to Report a Marriage Fraud

Because marriage provides the fastest path to U.S. citizenship, it has the tendency to be abused. The Unites States issues more than 25 percent of all green cards to foreign spouses of American citizens. A 2005 report found that at least some suspected terrorists enter the country on green cards obt

Minors and Social Host Liability Laws

Although social host liability laws can apply to both minors and non-minors, the main purpose behind these laws was targeting the epidemic of underage drinking and driving. These laws make it possible to sue the adult or adults who provided alcohol to a drunk driver who later on caused a serious car

The Consequences of Breathalyzer Test Refusal

Many people are not aware that you can choose not to take a breathalyzer test. There are certainly consequences to refusing to take a breathalyzer test, but oftentimes the benefits outweigh the consequences in these sorts of situations.

Criminal Record Checks - The Best and the Worst Ways to Get This Done Fast

Are you trying to protect your family or your business by getting criminal record checks done? Maybe you are hiring a new nanny, babysitter, gardener, or employee at your business. It is very important to protect yourself, your assets, and your family when you do your hiring. Here are the best and t