It is sheer understatement to note that an individual in Coeur d'Alene or residing elsewhere in Idaho or another part of the country faces stark challenges from many quarters when confronting the power and resources of law enforcers and prosecutors in a criminal matter.
Your divorce did not go smoothly, and there was much animosity. You know that your children deserve a comfortable, supportive life, so you've worked hard to keep your ex-spouse involved even though you have primary custody. Recently, he's been talking more about how he wants to play a larger role in their care, and he'd like to share custody or take on primary custody himself.
Many readers of our criminal defense blog across Idaho might quickly agree that many indiscretionary offenses committed by juvenile offenders -- illegal acts spurred by immature behavior, peer pressure or uninformed judgment -- should not be routinely responded to by criminal authorities with harsh exactions that play out over a lifetime.
Scrambling. Rushing. Accelerating plans.
We lead off today's blog post with a short-hand moniker for an otherwise unwieldy designation of words.
A Nampa man recently pled guilty to federal drug and ammunition charges. He is facing up to 20 years for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and an additional possible 10 years for the possession of ammunition.