2 07, 2020

How do I raise an alibi defense?

2020-08-11T21:01:02+00:00July 2nd, 2020||

A person charged with a crime can use an alibi defense if they can establish that they were someplace else when the crime was committed. Typically, this defense is put forth by [...]

2 07, 2020

What is an agency defense?

2020-07-02T12:39:32+00:00July 2nd, 2020||

An Agency defense is a rarely used defense in drug cases.  The agency defense protects an individual who is working or acting for a buyer of drugs only. An agent of the [...]

2 07, 2020

What is a duress defense?

2020-07-02T12:39:09+00:00July 2nd, 2020||

Duress is an affirmative defense raised when you were engaged in illegal conduct because you were forced or coerced to do so by use/threatened use of unlawful physical force upon you (or [...]

2 07, 2020

What is an affirmative defense?

2020-07-02T12:38:49+00:00July 2nd, 2020||

If a defendant utilizes an affirmative defense, then the defendant has the obligation and burden to prove the affirmative defense by a preponderance of the evidence.  If an affirmative defense is offered, [...]

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