In our previous two blog posts, we have focused on drug crimes. While drug crimes are very serious crimes, there are also some very other serious charges that a person might face. Some of these, such as violent crimes like rape, and white collar crimes like embezzlement, are also very serious. In fact, any criminal charge can be serious because any criminal charge on a background check can have a big impact on your life.
We know that the stress of dealing with a criminal charge can be debilitating. It is vital that you work to understand the charges against you and the options you have for a defense. By gaining understanding, you might be able to reduce some of the stress you feel. This might help to give you a clearer mind when you are making choices about how to proceed with your defense.
All felony charges, even conspiracy charges, can mean spending time in prison. It is important that you understand the possible sentences that you are facing for the charges against you. This can help you to decide how you want to handle your defense. We can help you explore the possible sentences so you know the worst-case scenario.
One important fact in all criminal cases, whether misdemeanor, felony or federal, is that the prosecution has the burden of proof. They must be able to prove that you deliberately took part in the crime with which you are being charged. We can help you learn about the options that you have to fight the allegations against you.