The Difference Between Homicide and Wrongful Death

The Difference Between Homicide and Wrongful Death

The terms wrongful death and homicide may seem similar, but they are actually very different. Here’s what you should know about the difference between homicide and wrongful death: Civil vs. Criminal Case A wrongful death is a civil matter, but a homicide is a criminal...
How to Get Evidence Thrown Out in Court

How to Get Evidence Thrown Out in Court

Being charged with a crime is not the same as being convicted of one. To convict a defendant of a crime, the prosecution must present evidence that proves the defendant is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. However, some of the evidence that the prosecution wants to...
What to Expect During A Sentencing Hearing

What to Expect During A Sentencing Hearing

Criminal cases often end with “not guilty” verdicts that set the defendant free. However, a criminal case is far from over if the defendant is found guilty. Every defendant who is convicted of committing a crime must attend a sentencing hearing. Here’s what to expect:...