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Keeping your criminal past from hurting your finances

On Behalf of | Dec 23, 2019 | criminal defense |

If you have been charged with committing a crime in Florida, you may have already begun to feel the effects of your choices on your life. Some of the things you may notice are that people do not trust you, you have compromised your career, your pending charges are suspending previously held goals and even your finances are taking a hit. At the Campbell & Madden, PLLC P.A., we are committed to helping you turn your life around. 

The way that your criminal choices have affected your finances could vary significantly depending on the type of crime you were involved in and what happened that ultimately led to the authorities charging you with criminal conduct. Fortunately, you can begin implementing steps right away to lessen the impact that your choices will have on your current finances and your future in terms of financial stability. 

One thing you can do is to immediately suspend careless money habits and save as much money as you can. If you are unable to maintain your job, look for ways that you can make a little extra money. Perhaps you could do odd jobs for a family member or negotiate with another employer to hire you based on the desirable skills or qualifications that you have. Career Trend recommends that you have integrity and be honest in discussing your charges with any employer who may inquire about what has happened. 

Your efforts to organize, secure and save your money can help you to stay afloat despite the criminal charges you may be facing. For more information, if you have been charged with a crime, visit our web page.