Felony crime classifications give judges a framework of sentencing guidelines. They consult this structure when determining punishment for a felony offender. Federal and state-by-state guidelines differ greatly in structure. There are many differences, but all...
Protecting Your Rights When Facing Serious Federal Criminal Charges
Month: April 2020
When does a firearms charge become a federal offense?
In the United States, firearms regulations exist at both the state and federal level. While the U.S. government has established national laws regarding the possession, sale or manufacture of firearms, individual states, including North Carolina, have also enacted...
What is the necessity defense?
When you face criminal charges, there are many ways you can respond to those charges. Your official response in court is a plea. You probably know about the standard pleas of guilty, not guilty and no contest. However, there is a range of defense options that you can...