Understanding the Basics of Alabama Probation

Posted by Steve Eversole | Nov 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

It is no secret that the prison system in America is overcrowded, and there are many cases where an experienced Alabama criminal attorney can successfully work with Alabamans that have been charged with crimes to avoid conviction. However, in other cases it may be more beneficial for the accused ...

Basics of Alabama Disorderly Conduct and Harassment

Posted by Steve Eversole | Nov 02, 2016 | 0 Comments

Disorderly conduct can have many different definitions depending on the jurisdiction where a charge is received. The definition varies from state to state as well as from local government to local government within those states. More or less, it is a catch-all term for disruptive conduct that con...

What are Robbery and Burglary Charges in Birmingham?

Posted by Steve Eversole | Oct 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some legal terms are often confused or interchanged because people, through no fault of their own, aren't always readily aware of what those terms actually mean. Some of the most often confused and/or interchanged criminal law terms are robbery and burglary – two offenses that have some similarit...

What Is a Protective Order in Birmingham?

Posted by Steven Eversole | Oct 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you have been charged with domestic violence, assault, or other crimes a court may qualify as posing a threat to another individual, you may find yourself facing a protective order. While you will have to answer to the possible additional charges that may be filed against you, you also need to...

The Bail Schedule in Birmingham, Alabama

Posted by Steve Eversole | Oct 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

We have recently written about the basics of the bail process in Alabama, including the types of bail available and their purpose. People commonly have additional questions about bail, including how a judge determines the level of bail in a particular criminal case. Below we offer more informatio...

Understanding the Basics of Bail in Birmingham

Posted by Steven Eversole | Oct 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

For those arrested as a result of alleged criminal activity, one procedure that may be part of the legal process is release from jail after arrest. Sometimes, release form jail requires something commonly referred to as posting bail. Bail is basically a guarantee to the court that if a person cha...

Mitigating Circumstances in Criminal Sentencing

Posted by Steve Eversole | Sep 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Initially, the primary focus of a criminal defense attorney tends to be avoiding a client's conviction. However, there are some circumstances where avoiding a conviction may not be a feasible criminal defense. This may be because of plea bargains, overwhelming evidence against a defendant, or pot...

Alabama’s Reputation for Wrongful Convictions

Posted by Steven Eversole | Sep 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last year, several news outlets ran stories regarding wrongful convictions in Alabama that could have affected almost 1,000 cases. These wrongful convictions, many of which involved leaked documents demonstrating Alabama law enforcement officials planting evidence to secure convictions of suspect...

Identity Theft Ring Discovered - Understanding the Law

Posted by Steven Eversole | Sep 07, 2016 | 0 Comments

A call from a concerned citizen about suspicious men in a motel parking lot has led to the bust of a large forgery ring in Cullman, according to CullmanSense. The article states that police made contact with the suspects and believed that illegal drug-related activity was taking place in the mote...

Understanding Assault Charges in Alabama

Posted by Steven Eversole | Sep 07, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to The News Courier, a Madison, Alabama man that was arrested in Limestone County reportedly assaulted two deputies; damaged two police patrol cars; cursed at sheriff and ambulance workers; and tried to spit blood at doctors and nurses. Police had originally been dispatched to the suspe...

Crimes in the News: Citronelle Murders

Posted by Steven Eversole | Sep 02, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently, a police investigation into the murders of five adults in the Citronelle area turned up a great deal of questions as law enforcement personnel sifted through a gruesome scene. According to, a quintuple homicide brought investigators to a deadly scene where they rescued a four-mon...

Implications for Domestic Violence Charges in Alabama

Posted by Steven Eversole | Aug 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The football season is almost underway, and sports fans across the country are gearing up for another year of sacks, breakout runs, "Hail Mary passes, and kick returns. In recent years the NFL has also come under scrutiny for a range of scandals, including treatment of players who are accused of ...

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