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Defenses to Criminal Charges

The core component to being found guilty of a crime is proving that the suspected criminal committed the crime beyond any reasonable doubt. This means that if there is any evidence that suggests that someone did not commit the crime, and there is flexibility in distinguishing the meaning, then the suspect cannot be convicted. One of the ways that this is established is through the jury system, whereby a unanimous decision concerning the supposed guilt of a suspect must be made prior to a conviction. In order to ensure the best possible outcome for any criminal case, it must be handled with the help of an aggressive criminal defense attorney that will stop at nothing to secure the best possible outcome.

How can I prove my innocence?

An attorney and the accused can work together to build their defense based on two important differences: that the suspect did not commit the crime or that the suspect played a role in the supposed crime. Depending on the circumstances, either can apply and they can both work to reduce or even eliminate the charges that the accused may be facing.

  1. Did not commit a crime: Since it is assumed that everyone is innocent until proven guilty, proving innocence by providing evidence against the prosecutions, casting a shadow of doubt over the claims against a suspect, or showing that they accused had an alibi that made it impossible for them to commit a crime can help acquit.
  2. Committed a crime, but…: Sometimes someone committed a crime, but they cannot be found guilty. This occurs if they were acting in self-defense, that the accused is considered insane, drug or alcohol was involved, or that the accused was a victim of entrapment.

No matter what the details of the case, it is imperative that anyone accused of a crime retains a criminal defense lawyer to help them combat the charges that have been leveled against them. Curcillo Law, LLC has 90 years of combined experience protecting those in Pennsylvania from criminal charges just like yours, and are an asset to any criminal case. Get started with a case consultation!

Categories: Criminal Defense
  • Experience

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