Criminal Charges

What are the crimes of sexual assault and rape, and what happens in a criminal prosecution for a sexual assault case.

How do pre-prosecution diversion programs work, what are the benefits of diversion, and who qualifies for pretrial diversion.

Explaining felony criminal offenses, the consequences of conviction, and how felonies differ from misdemeanor offenses.

Defining misdemeanor criminal charges and their consequences, and what is meant by a misdemeanor class or level.

How drugged driving charges differ from alcohol-related impaired driving charges, the problems that the laws may create for people who are lawfully taking prescription drugs, and common defenses...

Explaining the crimes of petty larceny (petty theft) and grand larceny (grand theft) and what to do if you're charged.

Laws that reduce or eliminate statutory rape penalties for young people who are close in age.

Commonly used terms, roadside sobriety tests, and breathalyzer technology.

Tips for people arrested for drunk and impaired driving offenses.

What happens during a drunk or impaired driving traffic stop and investigation.

Describing typical charges in a drunk, drugged, or impaired driving case.

An introduction to impaired and drunk driving offenses.

An overview of defenses against a drunk or impaired driving charge.

How a criminal prosecution begins and what happens during later court proceedings.

How criminal charges are determined and the classification of crimes.

How are criminal charges filed and what happens during a criminal prosecution?