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Criminal Law

Laws pertaining to crime and prosecution of criminal suspects. Pretrial issues such as police searches, seizure and arrests. Also covers prosecutors, representation, plea bargains, trials, sentencing, incarceration, parole and criminal records.

  1. Criminal Charges

    Criminal charges for alcohol and drug related crimes, DUI-DWI, guns and weapons offenses, assault & battery, burglary, home invasion, arson, computer crime, fraud, financial crimes (bad checks, embezzlement), stalking, harassment, trespass, sex crimes, shoplifting, robbery and theft. See also:
    DUI, DWI & Drunk Driving · Child Abuse, Child Porn · Juvenile Crime · TRO, Protective & Restraining Order
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  2. Criminal Procedure, Criminal Court

    Criminal procedure in criminal court, beginning from search and seizure, Miranda warning, warrants and arrests by the police. Following is arraignment and bail. If necessary are criminal trials, sentencing, plea bargains and restitution. There may be parole, probation, prison & jail and restitution. Also covers criminal attorneys, public defenders and the criminal justice system.
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  3. Criminal Records, Expungement

    Issues concerning criminal records, what can be seen, who can obtain them, how to remove or "expunge" criminal records, sealing criminal records. Also see Background Checks for Employment.
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  4. Justice System, Criminal Lawyers

    Issues concerning officers of the court and their conduct including criminal defense lawyers, retainer agreements, court appointed lawyers and how to obtain representation, judges, ineffective assistance of counsel.
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  5. Probation, Parole, Incarceration

    Plea arrangements and the sentencing of criminal defendants to probation, parole requests, hearings, probation and parole violations.
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