One of the biggest concerns for people facing criminal charges what penalties they will have to deal with. These vary greatly from one case to another. As a defendant, one of the things that you have to do is to find out what is possible in your criminal case.
You admit that you had a fight with your spouse, but you don't believe it constituted as domestic violence. To start with, it was your spouse who attacked you. You defended yourself and attempted to leave. When you couldn't, it turned into a physical altercation.
Identity theft is a harmful crime that steals one person's identity for the benefit of another party. For example, if you take your friend's identification and credit cards, use them, and return them without your friend finding out, you committed identity theft while using the stolen documents.
You received a call in the middle of the night that your son had been arrested for breaking into a local business. You were shocked to say the least. Now, you know he's facing harsh penalties for what he's done.