How to Handle A Domestic Violence Arrest

If your wife or girlfriend has gone to the police or called the cops to accuse you of domestic violence, buckle your seat belt and get ready for a rough ride.  Your first reaction and plan of attack to deal with this situation are very important. Here are the steps you should take to deal with a domestic violence arrest.  If you are not arrested and the cops simply give…

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Employment Discrimination Suits Target Men

Have sex discrimination lawsuits gone too far? After Ellen Pao’s failed lawsuit against the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, accusing the firm and their partners for sexual harassment and retaliation, another female partner, Traci Ribeiro, this time at the San Francisco based law firm of Sedgwick, has sued her firm for sex discrimination claims, accusing the firm that they did not promote her to equity partner and denied her unfair…

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What Are My Employment Rights If I Am Arrested or Convicted?

Many Men who hold jobs and are arrested (many times mistakenly) for offenses such as DUI’s, assault, disturbing the peace, gambling,  etc.  This event alone is traumatic. When you are arrested, have to serve time or are released on bail, returning to work can be a nerve racking experience.  Most Men want nothing more to return to work and regain their normal life before they were arrested. Often times, however,…

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5 Questions Men Should Ask Women Before Marriage

If you haven’t read my post, “Is Marriage Worth It“, you may want to back up and read that first.  But if you are ready to give marriage a shot,  you need to consider the legal and economic compatibility of your relationship as well.  After all, love is just one ingredient of the relationship and can quickly dissolve if you are not prepared for the financial and legal implications of…

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Will Donald Trump Support Men’s Rights?

I just watched the conclusion of  Donald Trump’s 2016 RNC convention speech and one thing that was left out was a discussion of Men’s Rights.  There was much talk about immigration, national security, law and order, and other issues that are hot button political topics.  Yet, the presidential political candidate has yet to seriously consider the issue of Men’s Rights. However, on balance, this author must conclude the Trump more…

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Petition Congress To Stop False Allegations of Domestic Violence

Here is a good site to petition both the federal and your state government to Stop False Allegations of Domestic Violence.  Prosecution of criminal charges should be reserved for serious crimes, not people who are trying to use the justice system to seek revenge in relationships or to gain an advantage in divorce or custody proceedings. If you follow the link, you can fill out a basic form that will self-generate…

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Can I Get My Charges Dropped If the DA’s Office Is Discriminating Against Me?

It is not surprising that men more than women are being prosecuted more frequently and aggressively by your local district attorney. This is particular true for domestic violence, sexual assault, drug and DUI crimes.   If you are a black Man or other minority class Man, then chances are that the rate of discrimination and prosecutorial bias against you is even higher. Men are disproportionately prosecuted over women for the…

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5 Questions to Ask A Criminal Lawyer Before You Hire Them

Being arrested and charged with a crime is a frightening experience.  You are out on bail.  Now what?  You call some friends and get online and start frantically looking up criminal defense lawyers in your area. Findlaw.com is one resource to look for local attorneys in your area.  Avvo.com is another.  Both will have profiles, links and reviews of lawyers. But in all honestly, no matter how good an attorney…

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Lessons From the Aftermath of the O.J. Simpson Trial

After watching The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which debuted on FX and become a nationwide hit, I was reminded about some important lessons from the O.J. Simpson trial. For a lawyer, this case presents a fascinating study on criminal defense, civil rights, law enforcement procedure, and the important role that media and public perception can play in determining the guilt or innocence of citizens accused of crimes. Whether you…

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Is Marriage Worth It?

I know the title of this post sounds cynical, but it is not meant to be.  Relationships are a beautiful and necessary aspect of life.  Men and women are meant to be together, procreate, and complement each other through their respective strengths and weaknesses.  Relationships give us love, companionship, sex, and counterbalance our otherwise testosterone fueled lives.  But these needs and values are separate from the question of whether marriage…

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