Criminal Law Glossary

Criminal Law is a complicated topic and there are many that can be confusing. We've created this glossary of criminal law to help you understand the many different legal topics associated with criminal defense. Please browse the list below to see definitions of many criminal defense . If you don't see the term listed that you're looking for, please use our Ask A Question form and we'll do our best to add the definition to our site.

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Attorneys near Ashburn VA

Carleton Penn III

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4103 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 100 Fairfax, VA 22030

Defense Attorney Mary Nerino

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Suite A1 223-A, 10605 Judicial Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030

Term of the Day

Orphan

Although internationally an orphan is defined as a child who has lost one or both parents, in industrialized countries the term generally refers to a child who has lost both parents.

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