Criminal Law


What exactly is criminal law?  To understand what Criminal Law is, it is important to understand the classification of crimes. Crimes can be classified as either felony or misdemeanor.  As you can imagine, there are big differences between felony and misdemeanor crimes.

 

Basically, the difference between felonies and misdemeanors is the penalty and the amount of jail time you can serve if convicted.

Cecil E, Berg Criminal Law

A misdemeanor is defined as an offense where if convicted, the punishment does not include detention in State Prison or the death penalty.  So obviously a felony can result in State Prison incarceration or death.  One other thing to consider in this discussion, are the degrees of the crime, whether misdemeanor or felony.  The degrees on a felony or misdemeanor refer to the seriousness of a crime based upon standards set by the State, County or local jurisdiction.

 

An example might be robbery, 1st, 2nd or 3rd degree felony depending on bodily injuries sustained during the crime by the victim, the value of the property stolen during the crime or the weapon used during the commission of the crime.

 

Cecil Berg has been fighting and winning Criminal defense cases for 15 years and through those years he has acquired the necessary resources and experience needed to provide his clients a well-planned and sound defense regardless of the charges you are facing.

 

Cecil will fight hard to defend your rights and to get you the best possible results. Superior qualifications, excellent resources, a great reputation and a willingness to do what it takes for you to win are just a few reasons why you should choose Cecil Berg to represent you if charged with a Criminal offense.

 

Anyone who has been through the justice system, whether facing a felony or a misdemeanor, will tell you that nothing is more important than having a great attorney by your side.

 

Why Cecil Berg is different

 

Our goal is to be stand apart from other criminal defense firms, to be different. When facing serious charges, unfortunately many other firms aren’t available when you need them, we are. We are ready to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if you are accused of a crime.  If the police are investigating you, we understand that time is of the essence and every moment counts.

 

Our goal is to prevent criminal accusations from becoming formal charges.  Shutting down criminal investigations is our specialty because we move quickly, and we never stop working for you!

 

We know the law and we handle all types of criminal cases: boating while intoxicated, sex crimes, drunk driving (dwi/dui), white collar crimes, robbery, drug crimes, federal crimes, violent crimes, molestation, fraud, embezzlement and more.  We will also represent you for probation violations, and appeals.

 

We believe that your child deserves a second chance if they are a juvenile offender.  If your child has been accused of a juvenile crime and it is a first offense, we will do everything possible to get their life back to normal. Having a great criminal attorney representing your child will make all the difference in the world and we have experience helping kids. No matter what juvenile crime they might be charged with it is important that you speak with us before talking to law enforcement and never try and go to court without an attorney representing you.

 

 

 

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