Entries by Dayne Nelson

Charged with Receiving Stolen Property?

The crime of Receiving Stolen Property is a serious offense in Alabama that can result in heavy fines and jail time. Having said that, you should always hire an attorney to represent you in these cases. The statute reads as follows: (a) A person commits the crime of receiving stolen property if he intentionally receives, retains […]

Marijuana Trafficking Attorney in Alabama

Marijuana Trafficking in Alabama is a Class A felony in Alabama. What differentiates “possession” from “trafficking” is quantity. As you can see from the statute below, trafficking in marijuana is a serious offense. If you are arrested for marijuana trafficking in Alabama, call an experienced marijuana trafficking attorney at The Nelson Law Firm for a free […]

Robbery in Alabama – Call The Nelson Law Firm

Robbery in Alabama is among the most serious of offenses. If you have been charged, you need to contact an experienced criminal attorney to provide you with an adequate defense. Contact an attorney at The Nelson Law Firm at (205) 410-3056 for a free initial consultation. In this type of case, your legal options may be limited due […]

DUI Attorney in Birmingham

Do you need a lawyer to represent you in a DUI case? Hiring an experienced DUI Attorney always has its benefits —  familiarity with the court system, knowledge of plea bargain details, and the ability to navigate complex administration procedures. It’s especially important if you are a repeat offender. Should You Plead Guilty? If this is […]

Shoplifting / Theft of Property

I was recently asked, by email, should a person with no record get a lawyer to represent them in a shoplifting case. There are two parts to most shoplifting cases. The shoplifting charge which is criminal in nature where your liberty and your wallet are at stake, and the civil penalty the law allows for where again […]

Do I need a Criminal Attorney?

I am frequently asked by potential clients whether or not they need a Criminal Attorney. Unless you are paying a parking ticket, the answer is always YES. Whether it be  a simple Misdemeanor Shoplifting, DUI or Marijuana Possession or Felony Robbery or Burglary, you should never walk into a courtroom without a Criminal Attorney. Your […]