Are You Facing Criminal Charges in Maine? Have you been accused of a crime, and are now facing criminal charges? Being accused is an intimidating and nerve-racking experience. Your best bet is to consult a top-notch Maine criminal defense attorney, so you can start to take the steps to regain control over your life.At the Nielsen Group, we understand that most people have never been previously arrested and are not familiar with the criminal court system. When accused of a crime, your freedom, livelihood, and future are at risk. In times such as these, you need a Maine criminal defense attorney … [Learn More...]
The term nolo contendere, or “nolo” for short, means that you are pleading “no contest” to criminal charges. By pleading “nolo,” you also are indicating that the State has enough evidence against you to convict you, but that you are not disputing this point. Hence, “no contest.” In application, many people misunderstand what nolo contendere […]
Maine has a stern perspective when it comes to drinking and driving. In 2012, 7014 Mainers were arrested for operating under the influence (OUI) of alcohol and/or drugs. If you have been recently accused of your first Maine OUI Offense, you are most likely trying to figure out the impacts this charge will have on […]
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In Maine, you are allowed to carry an exposed firearm. This means it is perfectly legal and acceptable to carry a firearm openly, but not concealed. Concealed guns are another matter and a permit is needed. Those charged with carrying a concealed firearm in Maine need to understand what the law is actually stating. Many […]
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When facing the Criminal Court, you are bargaining with your freedom and future. It is on the table and at risk. You need a person who knows the specifics of the law, speaks legal jargon, and argues persuasively at Court. Contact my Firm and put your trust and confidence in the proven results and achievements of Attorney Chris A. Nielsen, Esq. & The Nielsen Group.
- If you are accused of a Crime, I will fight to protect your freedom, future, and reputation.
- If you have been harmed, I fight to hold those who are responsible accountable.
- If you have made a bad decision, I fight to make it right.
In Maine, we have some harsh driving laws when you are a repeat offender. Did you know that you can lose your driving privileges if you are convicted of 3 criminal driving offenses with 5 years? Drivers who are classified with Maine Habitual Offender Status will have some serious charges and fines if they are […]
In Maine, drug trafficking can be charged when there is an “intent” to sell drugs. In other words you can be accused of drug trafficking in Maine without being caught in the act of selling drugs. Let’s say that as a part of determining probable cause, the drug sniffing dogs indicated the vehicle you were […]
The laws and regulations in Maine for Operating After Suspension (OAS) come to light if you operate your car or motor vehicle while your driver’s license was suspended. A Maine criminal charge of Operating After Suspension (OAS) means that the State is accusing you of operating your car or motor vehicle while your driver’s license […]