In a recent case in our office, attorney Devens Hamlen faced the issue of a phone locked with a passcode. He successfully argued that a passcode, which is generated from the mind, is different from a piece of physical evidence, like a finger print or retina scan.
In today’s video Devens talks more about how that distinction can play out in other real world cases. To learn more about this case, watch Can Your Phone Be Used Against You As Evidence?
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The issue of sexual assault on a college campus is an extremely sensitive one for all involved. Our job as criminal defense lawyers is to make sure that those accused get proper representation and defense, and make sure that our clients aren’t tried and convicted in the court of public opinion before all the facts come out.
If you have been accused of sexual assault, it is really important that you get a lawyer as soon as you can. We are here to help.
Today’s video features an example of a protection from abuse case where having an attorney made an enormous difference. Many times simply having a lawyer to help tell your story clearly can go a long way towards resolving your case. In this particular case, just the confusion around issues at hand could easily have led to a two year restraining order. Because of the speed at with a restraining order in Maine can be issued, and the devastating effect they can have on a person’s life, it was important for us to act quickly. In the end the most important factors for a successful outcome was a patient sorting of the facts and the ability to clearly relay them to the judge.
After watching the video, please let us know if you have any questions or need representation.
Clearly, sex offender laws are on the books to keep the public safe. But, the variety of crimes that might get you included on the sex offender registry run the gamut. No matter what level of seriousness you might perceive the accusation to be, you absolutely need a lawyer if you get accused of a crime that might end with your name being added to the sex offender registry.
Watch the video to learn more: