Criminal Law and Procedure

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How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You
Posted on 12 Jun 2015 by JeffTomczak

(Image credit: People or organizations embroiled in lawsuits due to accusations of criminal misconduct need to engage the services of a attorney to defend themselves. It is the duty of... Read More

The Risks of Using Criminal Statutes to Collect Construction Debts
Posted on 4 Sep 2015 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By John Lockard The failure to make payment on a construction contract may not only result in a claim for money damages in a civil lawsuit, but it may also result in a violation of a criminal statute. For example, Code of Virginia Section 43-13, [subscribers... Read More

Crime by Lawyer Does Not Pay: Lawyer Who Steals From Client Must Be Disbarred
Posted on 2 Sep 2014 by Barry Zalma

When a lawyer does a criminal act he or she puts the license to practice law in jeopardy. The public believes that such a criminal act is sufficient to jail the lawyer and cause the lawyer to lose his or her license. The fact is that the Supreme Courts... Read More