As a citizen of New Hampshire, it’s your responsibility to know the state’s laws _ even if you’re not a lawyer.
In fact, the New Hampshire Revised Statutes outline how the government works. It’s available online for easy reading at your leisure. And one section specifically deals with the state’s criminal codes. Here is the link:
The criminal code covers everything from the general principles, where you will find explanations such as the “The Effect of Ignorance or Mistake.” For example, someone is not relieved of criminal liability because he or she acts under a mistaken belief of fact. But, in state laws, there are often exceptions. In this case, there are several exceptions.
First, someone can be relieved of criminal liability if “the mistake negatives the culpable mental state required for commission of the offense. Second, if the statute defining the offense expressly provides “that such a mistake is a defense.
If you are facing a charge that involves any kind of criminal offense, call Michael Anzalone in Nashua, New Hampshire, for legal advice.
The laws can be confusing. If you are facing a criminal charge, it’s a good idea to look up the state law that applies to the charge and educate yourself on the statute. That said, you should always seek the advice of a lawyer, such as Michael Anzalone.
At The Anzalone Law Firm, we handle a variety of cases, ranging from DWI to murder and everything in between. If you ever cross the line and get arrested, you will need to understand the laws that affect you.
This includes an array of assault charges.
A look at state laws will show you how different the laws are depending on the crime you are charged with. For example, a person found guilty of a First-Degree assault charge will face longer prison sentences and fines than someone charged with a simple assault. The codes explain the differences and will help you understand how serious the penalties may be when a judge, and possibly a jury, hears your case.
But, again, if you’ve been arrested on an assault charge, the best thing to do is call Michael Anzalone’s law firm. We’re committed to providing you the help you need as your case goes before a judge. We promise to give your case undivided attention so you can get the best possible outcome and get your life back on track.
Michael Anzalone and his associates will be by your side every step of the way, giving you legal advice that can help you.
In the State of New Hampshire the criminal laws are contained in the State of New Hampshire Revised Statutes. When you are choosing an attorney in New Hampshire it's a good idea to take a look at the laws that apply to your case.
The Anzalone Law Firm would like to help you know the law like a lawyer by offering the following link to the table of contents of the New Hampshire Revised Statutes.