One of the most traumatic possible consequences of being criminally charged is your name making the news. Once your name is in the news, it’s almost impossible to separate yourself from the case. An acquittal or withdrawal of the charge(s) rarely changes the reality that what goes on the internet, stays on the internet.
Clients often ask me how to find a job if a Google search reveals criminal allegations against them.
One option I propose in this situation is a name change. The rest of this article will address a few frequently asked questions about this approach.