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Defenses to theft charges

Theft, known as larceny in some states, refers to the crime of taking someone else's property without their permission. There are multiple categories and degrees of the federal crime of theft, depending on the amount being taken, the person whose property was taken, whether a weapon was involved and the venue at which the theft took place. Penalties also vary depending on the severity of the crime being charged.

What is the difference between simple and aggravated assault?

Though the terms simple battery and aggravated assault exist in criminal law in Pennsylvania, the truth is that there is nothing simple about it. If someone is found guilty of these crimes, they may find themselves facing serious penalties that can impact the rest of their life.

Former NFL player stabbed, but faces domestic assault charge

When there is a domestic dispute in Pennsylvania, it is possible that people will be seriously injured and the circumstances will be difficult to decipher. If a person is hurt so severely that he or she needs to be hospitalized, that individual might seem to be the obvious victim, but that person could end up being arrested and confronted with various charges. With an unusual situation of unfortunate violence in a home, those arrested must consider the long-term consequences they will face and have a legal defense.

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