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Unprocessed rape kits are not a problem in Idaho, despite what the media says.

Recently KTVB reported that “the Nampa Police Department has collected more than 100 rape kits since 2010, but only 12 have been sent to...
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In Idaho can a police officer make a traffic stop for any reason he wants?

Technically? No.  Practically?  Pretty much. According to the fourth amendment and its accompanying constitutional interpretation by the United States Supreme Court, as well as...
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How can the State charge me if there is no proof?

So someone has accused you of wrong doing, but has not presented any evidence, what now?  How can the State charge you with a...

Ferguson, Grand Jury, and Indicting a Ham Sandwich

It is an old joke that a Grand Jury would indict a ham sandwich if you wanted them to. The joke comes from the reality...

Famous last words: I am innocent, I do not need an attorney.

  Too many times I have had criminal defendants come to me after their case is finished asking if there is something I can...

Arrested and Not Read My Rights!

…The person in custody must, prior to interrogation, be clearly informed that he/she has the right to remain silent, and that anything the person...

Rep. Mark Patterson. Innocent men never plead guilty?

  Recently in the news, it was reported that a republican law maker in Idaho, Mark Patterson, plead guilty to “assault with the intent...
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What is the difference between a criminal charge and a traffic ticket?

The other day I got a phone call and the prospective client told me they had a traffic ticket they needed me to handle....

When can the police come into my home?

For those who follow my blog, you may get the sense that I am less than enthusiastic about the status of our rights in...

Do I have to show identification to a Police Officer in Idaho?

A frequent question I am asked by friends, family, and clients is “Do I have to provide my driver’s license, or other identification, to...

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At Atkinson Law Office we have the know-how, the ability and the courage to challenge the state’s evidence, question all their authority, and stand as watchdogs against unlawful governmental intrusion into your life. We love to win.  Out of all the practice areas we could choose, we chose criminal defense because it is our passion.  We choose to represent those who have been accused of a crime because we can think of few things as scary as having your reputation and your freedom on the line. When there is so much to lose, there is so much to win. If you have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor charge in Boise, Idaho, or any of the surrounding areas, then you need to contact a Criminal Attorney. Craig Atkinson and Dinko Hadzic are Lawyers that practice exclusively in criminal defense. Dinko Hadzic is a criminal defense attorney on staff that speaks the Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian languages.

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Criminal defense includes many other practices of law, such as DUI defense. These cases can be either a misdemeanor or a felony charge. DUI cases are so frequently charged that they have taken on a life of their own, and sometimes people forget that they are criminal cases too. So if you have been charged with a driving under the influence charge in Boise or the surrounding area, then you will need to hire an Attorney. Atkinson Law Offices has experienced Attorneys who are ready to handle your case today. Craig Atkinson and Dinko Hadzic are licensed to practice in Idaho. Atkinson Law Office has licensed Attorneys that are available to handle cases anywhere in Idaho. Call Atkinson Law Office today. The initial consultation is free! Do not postpone speaking with a Lawyer about your case. There are deadlines and cutoffs in your case that you cannot afford to miss. Click the following link  for the areas served.

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