Charged As An Accessory After The Fact?
Charged As An Accessory After The Fact? Maybe it's in your nature to help people, especially loved ones. Unfortunately, helping someone after they have committed a crime may come with dire consequences. You might find yourself being charged as an accessory after the fact, even if all you did was let that person come inside from the rain. Here’s more about being an accessory [...]
I Was Charged As An Accomplice. What Do I Do?
I Was Charged As An Accomplice. What Do I Do? So there you are, flipping through TV channels when you see your face pop up on the news. Your eyes bulge. You’re being charged as an accomplice to a grocery store robbery and felony murder. You can't believe it. After all, you merely told your roommate that the grocery store didn't have security, and [...]
Charged With Conspiracy In California
Charged With Conspiracy In California Conspiracy is a serious offense. Like an attempt of a crime, conspiracy is an inchoate offense. Inchoate offense is legalese for an unformed or undeveloped crime. In other words, you can be found guilty of conspiring to commit a crime or attempting to commit the crime without actually completing it. For an attempt, the person would have had to [...]
Charged With Attempt In California?
Charged With Attempt In California? If you attempt to commit a crime but do not complete it, you may have committed the crime of attempt, which is its own charge. In other words, you can still be held accountable for your actions even if you did not complete the crime. All states punish attempted crimes, and California is no different. If you have been [...]