Archive for June 2019

What is a Dismissal and Do They Show Up on Background Checks?

A dismissal is the termination of a court action or case verdict, or the act of voluntarily ending a lawsuit by either party. There can be some confusion surrounding whether or not dismissals appear on background checks. Here, criminal defense attorney Jeffrey Scholnick explains what a dismissal is and whether or not they show up…

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How Do Innocent Defendants Handle Criminal Charges Against Them?

While a highly unfortunate situation, sometimes innocent defendants find themselves facing criminal charges. Leaving your fate to a trial is not only expensive and stressful, but risky as well. What many individuals in this unfortunate case may not know is there are other ways to avoid facing conviction in addition to going to trial. Here,…

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