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Is Embezzlement a Felony or Misdemeanor?

Is Embezzlement a Felony or Misdemeanor?

Embezzlement is a crime that involves the fraudulent misappropriation of property or money that an individual has been entrusted with for their own benefit. Embezzlement is a serious offense and can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on the value of the property or money taken. Is Embezzlement a Felony or

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Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges & Statute of Limitations

Federal Drug Conspiracy Charges & Statute of Limitations

If you’re caught possessing, selling, or manufacturing illegal drugs, you might be subject to federal drug charges. If it has been years since your offense, you might be wondering — how long do police have to file drug charges? Is there a statute of limitations on drug charges? Here’s everything you need to know when

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Is Resisting Arrest a Felony in the US?

Is Resisting Arrest a Felony in the US?

Resisting arrest is a serious crime in the United States and can be classified as either a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on the circumstances. Depending on the state, resisting arrest can result in various punishments, from fines to imprisonment. Therefore, understanding when and how resisting arrest is considered a felony is important to those

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Deferred Adjudication & What It Means

Deferred Adjudication & What It Means

What is deferred adjudication, and who qualifies for it? In this article, the expert attorneys at the Law Offices of Seth Kretzer will discuss everything you need to know about deferred adjudication and probation. What Is Deferred Adjudication? Deferred adjudication relates to criminal cases and specifically to the sentencing phase for crimes. With deferred adjudication,

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An Overview of the Criminal Trial Process: Step By Step

An Overview of the Criminal Trial Process: Step By Step

Most criminal trials follow a uniform set of procedures. Specific procedures may be modified by local courts or judges, but this step-by-step guide will show you the general process. Definition of a Criminal Trial A criminal trial is the determination of the innocence or the guilt of a person accused of breaking the law of

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5 Common Federal Crimes Defendants Accidentally Commit

5 Common Federal Crimes Defendants Accidentally Commit

Most people think of federal criminals as people who want to commit crimes and go out of their way to do so. However, sometimes people commit white-collar federal crimes without even knowing they are committing an offense. What Happens If You Accidentally Commit a Crime? If you accidentally commit a crime, you may or may not face

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What Is Bank Fraud? Punishment, Types, and Examples

What Is Bank Fraud? Punishment, Types, and Examples

Generally speaking, fraud is a legal term that means that someone has intentionally misrepresented the truth or withheld or concealed important information, which caused harm to another person, for example, the loss of money. Money loss is the most common harm caused by bank fraud, which involves fraudsters perpetrating their dishonesty in a way that

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