Is it possible to get a DUI or drug charge dismissed in Alabama?

Is it possible to get a DUI or drug charge dismissed in Alabama?

If you are arrested for possession of drugs, or for a DUI, a pretrial diversion may be for you. By the definition of the Office of the United States Attorneys, pretrial diversion (PTD) “is an alternative to prosecution which seeks to divert certain offenders from traditional criminal justice procession into a program of supervision and services administered by the U.S. Probation Service.”  Pre-trial diversion benefits both  the public and the offender.

How to get up to multiply your settlement by THREE

How to get up to multiply your settlement by THREE

Imagine for a moment that your child was in a terrible car accident. You would undoubtedly want to do everything possible to get you child back to being a healthy, happy little kid. One major step to achieving physical recovery after an accident is recovering monetary damages. In order to pay those medical bills, as well as assuage your pain and suffering, your best move is to hire an attorney and file a personal injury lawsuit...

Are prenups bad?

Are prenups bad?

In the last half century, divorce has become oddly normalized within American culture. In fact, the current median marriage length in the United States is only eleven years. The relative normalcy of divorce has in some ways led to its monetization. Robin Williams once said, “Ah, yes, divorce … from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man’s genitals through his wallet.” While individuals going through divorce oft repeat this characterization, there are ways to mitigate damages and ensure both parties receive fair treatment and compensation...

"You're under arrest!"... then what?

"You're under arrest!"... then what?

The Reid Law Firm handles non-violent criminal defense, meaning we see a number of DUI and drug possession cases. Most of our clients are first time offenders, unsure of where to go next. The first thing I always say is that driving under the influence can harm you and others, and there is no reason to ever take that risk. However, once a decision has been made that leads to an arrest, my focus as an attorney is how to help my client move forward...

The Secret to a Successful Business!

The Secret to a Successful Business!

When creating and operating a business, you’re going to want the best possible team at your disposal. This team undoubtedly should include a good business attorney. Attorneys have the experience and knowledge necessary to help your company grow.  If you chose to move forward without legal counsel, you may not realize the full range of options your company has. An attorney can help decipher the legal jargon and get your company on track. Trying to decide if you need an LLC or S-corp might seem daunting, but with legal counsel you’ll feel comforted in your decision making process. There are often a number of legal avenues your company can take, requiring little investment of your part. Who wants to pay more taxes than they have to? Attorneys’ fees will often pay for themselves by means of the money saved and knowledge gained...