Bristol, New Hampshire Criminal Lawyers
I am a native of New Hampshire. In 1995, I obtained a B.S. in Microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. In 1997, I received a Certificate in Criminal Justice from McIntosh College. I earned my J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law in 2003.
A graduate of the Leadership Lakes Region program, Allison is active in the community, serving...
After graduating from Duke University School of Law in 1999, he spent more than six years honing his skills at the public defender’s office.
Since entering private practice in 2006 Andrews entire focus has been litigation. His victories include cases before juries, judges, and the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He defends criminal charges ranging from DWI to first-degree murder. He represents many injury victims, frequently obtaining significant settlements. He also handles numerous family court matters including successful resolution of custody disputes and high net worth divorces.
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I also have extensive experience preparing students for disciplinary hearings in colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire for Title IX sexual misconduct allegations, drug allegations and academic dishonesty. ...
Attorney Colantuono served as an Assistant Attorney General in the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office from March 1978 to August 1981. He has been a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association since 1976 and has served on the Ethics Committee and the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee of the Bar Association.
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Good people can end up in bad situations. If you are facing criminal charges, you need to proceed very carefully. Attorney Tom Reid can help you through the challenges you face.
Arrested or facing criminal charges?
Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.
Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.
Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.
When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.
Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.
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