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Choosing a Criminal Lawyer for Your Case

Considering how serious a criminal charge is, you need to make sure you have the best legal counsel possible for your case. If you don't, you could face consequences that could be life-changing. At Burnette & Payne, we know that hiring a criminal defense attorney...

3 Steps to Take if You’re Arrested

Getting arrested is no laughing matter. The best advice any criminal lawyer can give you is to remain calm and keep a clear head throughout the process. Failing to do so can actually affect what happens in the aftermath of your arrest. However, sometimes this is...

3 Important Questions to Ask a Criminal Lawyer

No criminal offense should ever be taken lightly. Hiring a criminal lawyer to help you with your case shouldn't be, either. You and your attorney need to be on the same page when it comes to your defense. In order to do that, you need to ask the right questions to...

The Workers’ Compensation Hearing Process

Sometimes a workers' compensation claim can be quickly resolved. However, there are other instances in which a claim has to go to a court hearing. Your workers' comp lawyer will help you know which route your case will most likely take. If your case does need to go to...

Why Is Nighttime Driving More Risky?

Driving always comes with a certain set of risks. While accidents can happen under even perfect conditions, there are certain circumstances that increase the danger. Take nighttime driving, for example. What puts you at a higher risk of an accident – and what can you...