Deviation Request

What is a Deviation Request?

The goal in a criminal case is generally to mitigate the consequences of the alleged crime. In other words, the defendant wants to achieve an outcome that is better than if they were convicted of the alleged crime. After we have completed the discovery process in a case, we may submit to the prosecution a deviation request. A deviation request …

don't clench your butt

Do NOT Clench Your Butt During A Police Encounter

This is a piece of advice we never thought we would have to give.  In addition to the many other things you must consider during an encounter with the police, now you must consider the tension of your butt.  Earlier this year in New Mexico, a man was pulled over for allegedly failing to make a complete stop at a …