BLF Tip of the Week
We all face obstacles in life. Adversity comes in many different forms: Difficult decisions, disabilities, discrimination, stupid mistakes, and dissenting voices are just a few examples. Our obstacles can feel like barriers to us achieving success and our goals. They can affect our future.
The criminal justice system can create obstacles as well. If you are arrested, you can be subjected to fines and jail time. You can face a conviction that affects your right to possess a firearm, your right to vote, your right to run for office, and your right to move about freely and live wherever you want. If branded with a conviction, you might experience an obstacle in getting certain jobs, licenses, and being admitted into higher education programs that can lead to professions and trades. You can be convicted of a crime you did not commit.
While there are numerous ways of surmounting an obstacle, their is also a tried-and-true way of ensuring failure - that is doing nothing. Ignoring an obstacle is the surest way of guaranteeing that the obstacle will define you and control your destiny. I don’t believe in ignoring issues or problems. Out of sight, out of mind doesn’t work in our justice system. I believe in strategically confronting them. If you face a legal obstacle, we can help you overcome it. The first step is working with a lawyer that will help you overcome your hurtles and get you on the fast track to success. Contact the Borghardt Law Firm today!