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  • Defending Against Accessory Charges You can be charged as an accessory if you have information that a criminal act will be, or has been, committed and you did not report it to the police. Accessory before the fact cases are not prosecuted very often. It is difficult to prove that an individual had prior knowledge of the crime and provided some type of support to the perpetrator. You should never assume that the district attorney won’t bring charges. Prosecutions for being an accessory after the fact are much more common. Anything that you do to assist or protect the alleged perpetrator can be construed as a furtherance of the crime. A person can be accused of aiding and abetting under

    May 19,
  • What to Do When Questioned by Police Many people find it difficult to remain calm when they are confused and frightened. It’s especially important that you exercise restraint when interacting with police officers who want to question you about a crime that you did not commit. This may be particularly difficult if you are a young person. If officers are accusing you and demanding that you answer their questions, follow these tips. Do not inflame the situation. Keep your composure even if the officers are making comments that you find offensive. Don’t panic or express hostility. Becoming aggressive won’t help the situation. It may hurt your case in the long run. Ask the law enforcement officers if they are placing

    May 14,

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