Being accused of a criminal charge is a very difficult situation for all. The criminal justice system in the United States is complex and there are many types of crimes. These offenses are usually classified by gravity and each one has a number of basic elements and defenses. It is important to know that the criminal law is different depending on the type of crime and/or the state where they occur. In addition, what is considered a crime in a state does not necessarily have to be so in another.
In this section you can find resources and information on the different types of crimes, both serious and minor. In the following links you can find more information.