Defenses to Arrests & Charges of Crimes

The Mark Law Firm takes the defense of its clients very seriously.  A few of the more common arguments made in the defense of our clients are listed below. A determination of a person’s innocence or guilt can often seem simple, but the legal arguments designed to convince and judge or jury or your innocence is not simple.  The state must prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, and The Mark Law Firm and its team of lawyers fight to prove your innocence. Our team of criminal defense lawyers applies the following defenses and general principals of justification.

  • Constitutional Violations

    Lack of Probable Cause

    4th Amendment Search & Seizure

    Double Jeopardy

  • Entrapment
  • Lack of mens rea
  • Mistake or ignorance of the law
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Alibi
  • Mistaken Identity
  • Liability or conduct of a 3rd Party
  • Intoxication
  • Duress
  • Consent
  • Necessity
  • Use of Force in Self Defense; and
  • Insanity and/or fitness.

These types of defenses are available should you truly have a viable legal basis to assert such a defense.  The case and all charges may be thrown out if the defense is supported by credible evidence.  Contact The Mark Law Firm and its team of lawyers to discuss your case.  The Mark Law Firm represents criminal defendants throughout Somerville, Hillsborough and Bound Brook.  Call The Mark Law Firm at 908-375-6767.