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Criminal Law Defense Team Can Help You
Have you been accused of a crime or have been arrested for drug possession, DUI’s or even basic shoplifting? Or you do know someone who has been with charged domestic violence? How about someone who has been convicted of a crime that he or she did not commit? Our legal team can represent you and help navigate the legal system to achieve the best outcome within the confines of the law.
Criminal law deals with the prosecution and punishment of individuals who have committed crimes against society. It defines the conduct that is considered illegal, such as theft, fraud, murder, rape and other offenses, and outlines the penalties and procedures that must be followed when someone is charged with a crime.
Criminal law serves to maintain public order, deter criminal behavior, and protect individuals and property from harm. It is enforced by the government through court system and various law enforcement agencies.
The legal process of criminal law usually starts with an arrest, arraignment/bail, pretrial hearing, followed by discovery and trial. If a trial, the accused is found guilty, they may face fines, imprisonment, probation, community service, or other forms of punishment.
Attorneys play a crucial role in criminal law by representing individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Here are some ways we can help:
Legal Advice: We can provide legal advice to clients, informing them of their rights and options throughout the legal process.
Investigation: We can investigate the case, collect evidence, and interview witnesses to build a strong defense for the clients.
Plea Bargaining: We can engage with prosecutors for a reduced sentence or lesser charges through plea bargaining.
Representation: We can represent clients in court, presenting evidence and arguing their case to the judge and/or jury.
Sentencing: We can advocate and provide evidence to the court to help lessen the severity of the sentence for the client.
Appeals: We can help clients appeal a conviction or sentence if there were errors in the legal process or if new evidence emerges.
In short, we have the skills and knowledge of criminal law and legal systems to provide a thorough and proper legal representation for our clients.
Main Types of Criminal Law
Criminal law defense depends on the facts of the case, the skill of the defense attorney, and the effectiveness of their arguments in court. There are several levels of crimes that impose different types of punishments.
Felonies: These are serious crimes that are punishable by imprisonment for more than one or more year, and often include offenses such as murder, rape, and robbery, etc.
Misdemeanors: These are less serious crimes that are punishable by imprisonment for up to one year, and often include offenses such as minor theft, simple assault, and disorderly conduct, etc.
Infractions: These are minor offenses that are punishable by fines but do not carry the risk of imprisonment. Examples include traffic violations and minor drug offenses.
White-collar crimes: These are non-violent crimes that are typically committed in a business or professional setting, such as embezzlement, fraud, and insider trading.
Juvenile crimes: These are crimes committed by individuals who are under the age of 18 and are handled in the juvenile justice system.
Drug offenses: These are crimes related to the possession, sale, distribution, or manufacture of illegal drugs.
Sex crimes: These are crimes related to sexual activity, such as rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment.
Domestic violence: These are crimes that involve violence or abuse within a domestic relationship, such as between spouses, family members, or romantic partners.
The specific elements and penalties for each type of criminal law vary by jurisdiction and depend on the nature and severity of the offense.
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Legall Law will diligently and thoroughly work with you to find possible opportunities to reduce the crimes charged and lessen the punishments. We will walk you through, so you’ll get comfortable. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation and get started on your case.