Mitigating Factors

A mitigating factor, in law, is any information or evidence presented to the court regarding the defendant or the circumstances of the crime that might result in reduced charges or a lesser sentence.
Posts about Mitigating Factors
  • Can Filing Bankruptcy Help Get My Driver’s License Back?

    … Bankruptcy assistance to either discharge this debt in a chapter 7 bankruptcy or pay it through a chapter 13 bankruptcy debt consolidation. It is important to seek the advice of an experienced bankruptcy attorney who can evaluate your entire financial picture to best advise you on how to proceed. Also, there are some mitigating factors here that may help…

    Amy Tanner/ Bond and Botes- 35 readers -
  • Criminal Defense Procedures

    … Criminal Defense Procedures For any person who has been arrested and accused of committing a crime, it is paramount to hire a criminal defense attorney who can guarantee that throughout the legal proceedings, the person’s rights are protected under law. For people accused of felonies, it is absolutely mandatory to ensure that they have…

    Law Office of James Alston- 13 readers -
  • Just Cause: Consider the Context

    … With contributions from Trevor Thomas, Lawyer. While the phrase “just cause” has become a part of the public lexicon (so much so that it has been used as the title of a popular action-adventure video game), the term actually has a specific legal meaning that few non-lawyers are fully familiar with. In fact, in our experience, many employers…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 32 readers -
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