Monthly Archives: January 2023
Driving On A Suspended License After A Delaware DUI
There are many reasons officials will suspend someone’s driver’s license, but one of the most common grounds is an arrest and conviction for drunk driving. Even after a first offense, the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) issues a suspension, making it illegal to operate a vehicle. Driving while your license is suspended is… Read More »
Weapons Possession During A Felony In Delaware: Prosecution’s Burden
Weapons laws in the US and Delaware are generally based upon three factors: Who you are, what type of weapon, and how you were using it. For example, the “who” focuses on those individuals that are prohibited from having a gun, and there are detailed definitions on the “what” with respect to dangerous weapons… Read More »
How Do I Remove Habitual Offender Status In Delaware?
You expect that punishment for a criminal conviction will be harsher when you have a prior criminal history, and Delaware’s approach to those who repeat their crimes follows this assumption. Under the state’s habitual offender statute, punishment is dictated by the numbers of violent and nonviolent felony convictions in your past. For a third… Read More »
What Are Pretrial Defenses In Delaware Felony Drug Crimes Cases?
Delaware uses the familiar system of classifying crimes into felonies and misdemeanors, and most people are aware that the former category is more serious than the latter. A felony is generally any offense that could lead to jail time of 1 year or more, and Delaware sentencing for felonies is quite harsh for drug… Read More »