Criminal Law

Criminal law involves charges which are brought against a person, for an action which has been classified as a crime.  These crimes are further broken down into two categories and are classified as either a misdemeanor or a felony.  Felonies may be punishable by a fine, community service, probation and in many cases jail time.  Felonies are a more serious offense than a misdemeanor and are punishable by imprisonment exceeding one (1) year whereas misdemeanors are punishable by fines and imprisonment of up to one (1) year.

The charges in criminal law are initiated by a prosecutor on behalf of the state, and not by the victim or police. In a criminal case, the prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that a defendant is guilty of the crime charged.

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