Category: Criminal Law

DUI options? What are your options for DUI?

What are your options for DUI? Consider the following… A general overview of driving under the influence is previously discussed here. As well, a discussion of roads blocks is found here. This article focuses only on driving under the influence of alcohol, and does not apply to driving under the influence of other intoxicants. DUI [..]

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Restoration of voting rights

Restoration of voting rights This article is about restoration of voting rights. Previously we discussed gun rights here. This is about your right to vote after you have been convicted of a crime. Without going into a history lesson, the United States Constitution did not originally guarantee a right to vote. Although amendments and Court [..]

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Mississippi Civil Asset Forfeiture

Mississippi Civil Asset Forfeiture – The United States Supreme Court’s Recent Opinion Mississippi is one of four states that does not recognize that the excessive fines clause of the Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution applies to the states. As the result of a new decision by the United States Constitution, that will change. [..]

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Need a clean record?

Need a clean record? You can expunge the record of certain convictions, and most arrests, by petitioning the court who had original jurisdiction. State laws define whether or not you can qualify. For example, in Mississippi, you can expunge the convictions of felony bad check, simple possession of a controlled substance, felony false pretense, grand [..]

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Have you been sued or charged with a crime?

Sued? Charged with a crime? Talk to an attorney. Call the Panter Law Firm, PLLC, at 6016073156. If this is your first time involved in a legal action, consider the following information… Judicial Districts Mississippi has 82 counties.  There are 20 distinct Chancery and Circuit Court districts.  For example, Rankin County makes up the entirety [..]

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