Articles Tagged with Habitual Offender

Each Spring when the Alabama Legislature convenes in Montgomery, we at Skier & Associates look with a sometimes wary eye to see what new laws will emerge from the session.

We are happy to say that there are several promising pieces of legislation in the pipeline this year, and some of these could have a positive impact on our clients. This post will briefly explore two of these measures that will have the most impact on the people we serve.

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Having criminal charges brought against you, regardless of how serious the charge, is always a stressful and confusing situation. Among your first questions should be “what is the potential punishment if I am found guilty of this offense?”

This guide will be an introduction to Alabama’s laws regarding sentencing. In Alabama, criminal offenses are divided into two categories: Misdemeanors and Felonies. There are different levels of Misdemeanors and Felonies, depending on the conduct involved.

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