A person who is brought up on criminal charges in federal court usually has been accused of violating a federal crime or committed acts that have a national impact.
Sex crimes can be classified as misdemeanors or felonies. In many cases, a person convicted of a sex crime will be required to register as a sex offender, usually according to state guidelines.
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the accused person’s history and circumstances of the incident. Knowing your rights and options is key to making an informed decision.
This category refers to financially motivated nonviolent crimes committed by business professionals. In addition to facing potential fines and/or prison time, a person charged in this category has their image and reputation at risk.
These include burglary, theft, arson, and vandalism, without the use of force or the threat of force in committing the crime.
From simple possession of a small amount of marijuana to possession with intent to sell, or transportation, drug crimes range from infractions to misdemeanors and felonies.
This is a very specialized area of law, requiring detailed preparation, research of legal issues, and often-intricate arguments.
Juvenile matters entail a unique set of laws, not easy to navigate, and the state has requirements for special continuing education hours for this area of law, which Mr. Quillian has satisfied.
Though a relatively simple procedure, a petition to attain a dismissal for a previous crime conviction can be rejected if not properly filed.