Being accused of a crime can have a traumatic affect on everyone involved. A criminal charge or conviction can adversely affect your and your family, your current job, even your future employment. In many cases, you could also face incarceration. In light of these serious implications, it is imperative that you carefully choose legal representation. As a criminal defense lawyer, Dwayne L. Brown is dedicated to helping his clients avoid negative outcomes in these cases.

What is Criminal Law?

Criminal law is separate from civil law and is the collection of rules that spell out types of conduct that are not allowed due to the fact that they threaten, harm or endanger the safety and welfare of others as well as rules that protect the rights of ownership and private property. Criminal law also prescribes the various levels and kinds of punishments enacted upon those who break these rules.

Criminal defense lawyer Dwayne L. Brown specializes in these areas of criminal defense: