The area of criminal law primarily concerns those accused of, or convicted for, committing a crime. Criminal law is a complex system of statutes and rules that define criminal acts, set punishments, and outline the procedures that guide the criminal process from investigation and arrest to sentencing and parole.
If you’ve been charged with a crime, it’s important to contact an attorney immediately. The consequences of being charged or convicted of a crime can change a person's life forever. And these consequences extend far beyond arrest, trial, incarceration, and supervision. A criminal record can affect employment and educational opportunities, family relationships and stability, personal liberties, and more.
Here you’ll find links to articles that help explain various aspects of the criminal process.