Innocent Until Proven Guilty

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Innocent Until Proven Guilty

If you have been around long enough then you have likely heard the phrase “innocent until proven guilty” used in some form or fashion. In America, the idea that a defendant is innocent until proven guilty is one of the guiding principles of our justice system. Those of us who practice criminal law know clearly how important those four words are.

The idea that someone who is accused and on trial for committing a criminal act is not guilty until it can be proven that they are, creates a unique situation for a criminal defense lawyer. Instead of the accused having to prove that they did not commit a crime, the burden lies with the prosecution to prove that the accused did commit a crime. Furthermore, the prosecution has to prove that the accused committed the crime beyond a reasonable doubt.

For those who are standing trial for crimes, having a criminal defense lawyer who understands our criminal justice system inside and out is crucial. When you stand accused of a crime, you want a criminal defense lawyer who is going to go to work for you, forcing the prosecution to prove your guilt.  The criminal defense team at Beaver Law Firm is well experienced in winning criminal law cases for our clients, saving them from jail time and the financial burden of a guilty verdict.

Have you been wrongly accused of a crime? Are you looking at the possibility of facing a criminal trial? Don’t leave your future in the hands of a criminal defense lawyer who treats you like just another client. Put your trust in a criminal defense lawyer who will give your case the attention it deserves.

At Beaver Law Firm, we strongly believe in our clients’ right to a fair trial. In the United States, a fair criminal trial includes the burden on the prosecution to prove a defendant’s guilt. If you are facing a criminal trial, go with a criminal defense lawyer who believes that you are innocent until proven guilty and will fight for you in court. Give Beaver Law Firm a call today at (919) 578-8551.


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