Duress in Criminal Cases

Duress – When someone has been charged with a crime, it can be a scary and stressful thing.  Criminal charges often carry an undeserved stigma, when in fact it is very easy to be charged with a crime.  Because of this, anyone charged with a crime is presumed...

PTI in South Carolina

Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) in South Carolina Criminal Cases South Carolina PTI for criminal charges – When someone has been charged with a crime,there are several ways a criminal case can end. Most commonly there are dismissals, guilty pleas, findings of...

Subpoenas in Criminal Matters

Subpoenas in Criminal Matters Subpoenas in criminal cases – In criminal matters in the United States of America, those who are accused of a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further, unless the defendant simply admits guilt, the government must...