To help clarify the criminal law in North Carolina, we are going to look at the basic process so you can get a better grasp of how it works. In this first of a two-part discussion, we are going to look at how criminal cases start, and what has to happen in order for you to be convicted of a crime.
Topics covered in this report include:
- Beginnings of a Criminal Case
- The Burden of Proof
- Your Rights Under the Law
- You Need Advice and Representation