Fremont, New Hampshire Criminal Lawyers

Richard E. Samdperil
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Exeter, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(603) 775-7570 100 High Street
Exeter, NH 03833
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Personal Injury
Northeastern University School of Law
Richard Samdperil has been a New Hampshire trial and appellate lawyer for over 20 years. During that time, he has: - Tried more than 100 cases before judges or juries - Won cases in almost every court in southern New Hampshire - Argued and/or briefed more than 50 cases at the NH Supreme Court The lawyers at Samdperil & Welsh, PLLC regularly appear in all courts in Rockingham and Strafford counties, and maintain a state-wide criminal practice. For a detailed biography, please visit our website: www.swnhlaw.com.
Raymond Tamayo
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
814 Elm St., Suite 515
Manchester, NH 03101
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
New England Law | Boston
I am licensed to practice law in the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Florida. The focus of my law practice is DWI defense. As a former prosecutor, I now use that knowledge to protect the rights of my clients.
Richard E. Clark Esq.
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Portsmouth, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(603) 431-0009 Attorneys At Law
2425 Lafayette Road, Suite 4
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Criminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
New England Law | Boston
Attorney Clark is a New Hampshire seacoast native. Mr. Clark focuses his practice in personal injury, auto accidents, spinal, neck & back injuries, DWI, criminal matters, divorce, business law and civil litigation.

Attorney Clark has successfully achieved millions of dollars in injury awards.

He is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Mr. Clark completed DWI Trial Defense training at Harvard Law School. Attorney Clark was a private criminal contract defense attorney appointed to the Newburyport District Court from 2008-2012. He is certified in criminal defense representation by the Commonwealth of MA, Essex County Bar Advocates. Attorney...
Patrick J. Arnold
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(603) 657-0975 P.O. Box 202
Manchester, NH 03105
Criminal, Business, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Attorney Patrick Arnold focuses his practice on civil litigation, criminal defense and business law. He served on the Board of Mayor & Aldermen (city council) for Manchester -- New Hampshire's largest city - from 2009 until 2014, during which time he served as a member of numerous committees, and was founding chairman of the Committee on Jobs & Economic Development. In 2014, he was unanimously confirmed to the city's Conduct Board, which interprets the city's code of ethics and investigates allegations of misconduct by public officials. Attorney Arnold previously served as a Director of the Manchester Development Corporation, and as...
John Tenn
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(888) 511-1010 16 High St
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Manchester, NH 03101
Manchester, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
John J. Tenn is a founding member and senior trial lawyer at Tenn And Tenn, P.A. John's practice areas include personal injury, automobile and motorcycle accidents, criminal defense, and DWI/DUI cases in New Hampshire. John is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestiguous honor only held for those who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
George T. Campbell III
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(603) 787-5364 20 Market Street
Suite 216
Manchester, NH 03101
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
University of New Hampshire School of Law
I went to law school 25 years ago to learn how to obtain justice for clients involved in the judicial system. I have now been named to Best Lawyers in America and best lawyers in NH for DUI/DWI for the past 9 years and counting. In my 20+ years as a trial lawyer, I have successfully represented clients in every court in the State of New Hampshire. This practice includes trying, not just handling, DUI/DWI cases and criminal cases of all kinds, from jury trials to bench trials in all 10 counties. In addition to frequently trying DUI/DWI and criminal...
Robin Melone
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(603) 206-7287 Wadleigh, Starr & Peters
95 Market Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Free ConsultationCriminal
Suffolk University Law School
I have represented thousands of clients in front of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Federal juries and judges. I have extensive litigation experience and am not afraid to put the opposition to the test representing clients charged with the full spectrum of offenses: motor vehicle, DWI, simple assault, drug possession or sales, serious felony assault, theft, home invasion, sexual assault, homicide and civil commitment proceedings for sex offenders.

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. ...
Russell Goldsmith Esq
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Bedford, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(800) 773-8622 15 Constitution Drive
Suite 162
Bedford, NH 03110
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
University of Maine - School of Law
Attorney Goldsmith pursued a liberal arts education at Haverford College where he graduated with a degree in Philosophy in 1987, following those studies with the immediate pursuit of a law degree. While at the University of Maine School of Law, Attorney Goldsmith was the only student in his class selected as a member of both the law school’s Law Review and Moot Court Competition Board, and did publish during his senior year an article entitled Contracting out of Maine’s Employment-At-Will Doctrine, 42 Maine Law Review 553 (July 1990). While in law school, he likewise interned at well-respected law...
James Tenn Jr
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(888) 511-1010 16 High St
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Manchester, NH 03101
Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
The Catholic University of America
James J. Tenn, Jr. is a founding member of Tenn And Tenn, P.A. His areas of practice focus primarily on personal injury, medical malpractice, domestic relations, and criminal defense matters in New Hampshire. Jim is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in New Hampshire, as well as Massachusetts, and is also admitted in the United States Supreme Court. An active member of the American Bar Association, as well as the New Hampshire and Manchester Bar Associations, Jim currently serves as President of the New Hampshire Bar Association and was a past President of the Manchester Bar Association.
Albert Hansen
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Portsmouth, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(603) 766-1970 155 Middle Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Attorney Hansen's practice areas include DWI and criminal defense, divorce and family law, as well as civil litigation, including court-approved factoring transactions. He graduated from Bates College in 1991 and Delaware Law School in 1996. He is licensed in NH, ME, and MA. As a former prosecutor and criminal contract attorney for NH and ME, Al has extensive courtroom experience with numerous jury and non-jury trials under his belt. He is a member of the NH, ME, and National Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National College for DUI Defense, as well as the NH Bar Association's...
Michael H. Brisson
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(603) 384-3264 212 Coolidge Ave
Manchester, NH 03102
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of New Hampshire School of Law
As an Associate with Liberty Legal PLLC, I mostly represent clients accused of DWI/DUI and other criminal offenses. I also practice family law. Occasionally, I handle matters pro bono when they are referred to me through the NH Domestic Violence Emergency ("DOVE") Project or the NH Pro Bono program. (See: https://www.nhlegalaid.org/about/pro-bono). I began my career as a prosecutor, handling criminal matters at the felony level at the Superior Court and litigating jury trials.
Mark Stevens
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Salem, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(603) 893-0074 5 Manor Parkway
Salem, NH 03079
Criminal, Appeals and DUI
Massachusetts School of Law
Attorney Mark Stevens is admitted to practice in all New Hampshire and Massachusetts courts. He is devoted entirely to criminal trials and appeals, with a concentration in defending clients accused of DWI, Aggravated DWI-DUI, OUI or any other type of criminal charges. Mark Stevens has 16 years experience in DWI trials and related administrative license suspension hearings, appeals, and post-conviction proceedings. His office is located in Salem, NH but can be reached 24/7 by phone @ 603.893.0074 The initial case evaluation and consultation are always free and can be done in person or by phone. Call now to schedule your...
Al Hansen
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Portsmouth, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(603) 427-5500 266 Middle Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Divorce
Widener University Delaware School of Law
As a former prosecutor, and with years of experience representing indigent criminal defendants throughout Maine & New Hampshire, Attorney Hansen possesses extensive courtroom experience. Attorney Hansen lives near Manchester/Exeter with his wife and daughter. In addition to time spent with family, Albert enjoys skiing, cycling & hiking. In 1992, Al successfully "through-hiked" the entire length of the 2,157 mile long Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine.
Paul Garrity
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Londonderry, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(603) 434-4106 14 Londonderry Rd
Londonderry, NH 03053
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Attorney Paul J. Garrity is a Dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney, DWI/DUI Lawyer in Manchester NH, Nashua NH and Londonderry NH. Attorney Garrity is a high profile murder trial lawyer, and has helped hundreds of clients facing felony and misdemeanor charges, drug charges, possession and violent crime defense in NH.
Christine G. DeBernardis
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Portsmouth, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(603) 373-0545 One New Hampshire Avenue
Suite 125
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce and Family
New England Law | Boston and The College of New Jersey
Christine G. DeBernardis earned her BS in Psychology and Law at the College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College) in 1996. She continued her education at the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, where she earned a Juris Doctor in 1999. Attorney DeBernardis was admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1999, the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts in 2003 and the State of New Hampshire in 2007.

Attorney DeBernardis is a member of the Essex County Bar Advocates, Inc., Essex County Bar Association, and the Newburyport Bar Association and a,panel attorney for the Appellate Division...
Olivier Sakellarios
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(603) 669-1663 195 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Oliver Sakellarios is aggressive and experienced. This combination has made him a top flight attorney respected by peers and judges. He practices throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He handles all varieties of criminal defense matters from DWI's to domestic violence to felonies of all degrees of severity. His aggressive litigation style has also established him as a preeminent lawyer in other fields of law such as divorce and personal injury. If you need help with a serious Criminal or Family Law issue, contact Attorney Oliver Sakellarios for a consultation today!
Layne C. Lohr
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Dover, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(603) 743-3302 53 Silver St
Dover, NH 03820
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
University of New Hampshire Law School
Vincent J. Marconi Jr.
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Portsmouth, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(603) 766-1923 155 Fleet Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Maine - School of Law
Our office approaches the practice of law as general practitioners adhering to the traditions of the common law and practicing our profession as guardians of the ideas, tenets, and decisions of past jurists, philosophers, statesmen and barristers
Patrick E Donovan
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Salem, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(603) 893-1177 23 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079
Criminal, Business and DUI
Boston College Law School
Attorney Patrick Donovan has more than 17 years of trial court experience litigating criminal and civil cases in the state and federal courts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. As a former New Hampshire Department of Justice homicide prosecutor, and a private practitioner, Attorney Donovan has tried dozens of high profile, complex cases, as well as countless DWI/OUI, felony, misdemeanor and small business and commercial disputes. We pride ourselves in delivering the experience and knowledge of a large firm, with the efficiencies and attention of a small firm.
Shawn P. Sweeney
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Bedford , NH Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(855) 603-3841 3 Executive Park Dr
Bedford , NH 03110
Free ConsultationCriminal, Collections, DUI and Juvenile
University of New Hampshire School of Law
The foundation of our success was built through strong client relationships and effective courtroom representation. When we take you on as a client, we put a full range of resources behind your case: years of courtroom experience, comprehensive knowledge of laws and precedents, and a passion for justice.
Andrew Cotrupi
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Hampton, NH Criminal Law Attorney
(603) 926-5818 428 Lafayette Road
Hampton, NH 03842
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
New England Law | Boston
After managing the Public Defenders office for 5 years I opened my New Hampshire based Law Office practicing exclusively Criminal Defense in State and Federal Court. I accept cases in New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts. I have participated in extensive further training in criminal defense matters including a 30 day trial tactics and jury persuasion course in Dubois Wyoming held by nationaly known trial attorneys including Gerry Spence, Roy Black and Albert Kregor. I have been asked by the New Hampshire Criminal Defense Association to assist in the training of lawyers on topics such as DWI defense, Drug Defense and...
Ryan Russman
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Portsmouth, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(603) 373-1664 155 Fleet Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Insurance Claims
Suffolk University
New Hampshire Attorney Ryan Russman specializes in drunk driving (DWI/DUI) cases, personal injury law, criminal and estate litigation law. Russman Law Offices is a highly qualified law firm with a long and impressive record, and where every client is treated with the utmost respect. Attorney Russman is dedicated to ongoing education to help his clients win their cases. In the area of DWI, for example, he is a certified Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Technician, Field Sobriety Instructor and Practitioner, and a graduate of the National College for DUI Defense. Attorney Russman’s emphasis on procedural knowledge has helped him to successfully defend clients...
RJ Meurin
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(603) 264-6539 444 Willow Street
Manchester, NH 03060
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
Boston University School of Law and Suffolk University
Attorney RJ Meurin is the founding member of 603 Legal PLLC, a single-member, general law practice aimed at providing efficient and effective legal counsel. RJ's practice areas include family law, criminal defense and estate planning, to name a few. With a customized and client-centered approach, RJ and his firm provide unprecedented personalized attention and strategic counsel by evaluating claims on a case-by-case basis. While in law school, Attorney Meurin worked on defense claims against the government for the Federal Bureau of Prisons and assisted in prosecuting criminal offenders for Hillsborough County. A versatile counselor, Attorney Meurin also advised Brookstone...
Kevin O'Keefe
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Portsmouth, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(603) 218-1910 1950 Lafayette Road
Suite 201
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Criminal, DUI, Entertainment & Sports and White Collar Crime
Roger Williams University School of Law
In 2009, Kevin O’Keefe returned to New Hampshire to practice law in his home state after gaining education and experience around the country. Kevin began his legal career at the Broward County Public Defender in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Trial was a daily occurrence in this urban area where for two years, Kevin spent every day in court and tried dozens of cases. Kevin won acquittals in his first three cases including two DWIs. Applying this invaluable trial experience, Kevin continued to secure favorable outcomes for thousands of clients in New Hampshire.
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Donna Brown
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(603) 669-4140 95 Market St.
Manchester, NH 03101
Criminal
Donna is one of New Hampshire’s most experienced and respected trial attorneys. In her 30 years of practice she has been lead counsel in some of the most high-profile cases in this state. She has tried over 150 jury trials including charges of homicide, aggravated felonious sexual assault, felony assault, domestic violence, DWI, theft, sale and possession of drugs as well as numerous motor vehicle cases. Donna has obtained verdicts of not guilty in numerous cases including affirmative defense cases such as self-defense, consent and entrapment. She has also done extensive litigation regarding racial profiling and racial disparity. She has...
Kevin Tighe
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Londonderry, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(603) 537-0700 14 Londonderry Rd
Londonderry, NH 03053
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Philip Kalil
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Derry, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(603) 434-4125 23 Birch Street
Derry, NH 03038
Criminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
Tracy A. Bernson
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Dover, NH Criminal Law Lawyer
(603) 740-3628 53 Silver Street
Dover, NH 03820
Criminal, Civil Rights, Divorce and White Collar Crime
Syracuse University College of Law
Kirsten Wilson
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Portsmouth, NH Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(603) 501-0301 Noble's Island, 500 Market Street, Suite 2B
Suite 2B
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Criminal, Domestic Violence, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
Kirsten Wilson is a nationally-respected trial lawyer and former New Hampshire State and County prosecutor. Kirsten represents individuals and businesses in civil and criminal matters in state and federal courts.

She served for over twelve years as a Senior Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Hampshire and Assistant County Prosecutor in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She has successfully tried hundreds of major criminal cases including murder, sex crimes and drug offenses. Kirsten led the team that prosecuted the first capital murder case tried in New Hampshire since 1959. She has practiced at two of New Hampshire’s most-respected law...
John F Skinner III
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(888) 298-7394 587 Union Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Free ConsultationCriminal, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
Donald L Blaszka Jr
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Derry, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(603) 434-4125 23 Birch Street
Derry, NH 03038
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Nicholas Howie
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Salem, NH Criminal Law Attorney
(603) 893-8008 1 Stiles Rd #103
Salem, NH 03079
Criminal
Patrick Joseph Devine
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Plaistow, NH Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(603) 382-6577 4 Center Circle
Plaistow, NH 03865
Criminal, Divorce, Personal Injury and Probate
Joseph D Becher
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Attorney
(603) 232-6139 66 Prospect Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Keith Mathews
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Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer
(603) 923-9855 587 Union Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Criminal
Manchester, NH Criminal Law Attorney
(603) 628-1248 900 Elm Street,
Manchester, NH 03101
Criminal, Business, Environmental and IP
The George Washington University Law School
Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer
(603) 666-6664 195 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03101
Criminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
Salem, NH Criminal Law Attorney
(603) 894-4141 202 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Elder and Estate Planning
Manchester, NH Criminal Law Attorney
(603) 635-4099 80 Merrimack Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Criminal
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Manchester, NH Criminal Law Lawyer
(603) 695-8517 111 Amherst St
Manchester, NH 03101
Criminal, Business, DUI and Environmental
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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.