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Naperville criminal defense lawyer, justification defenses, excuse defenses, legal defense strategy, criminal intentWhen you are facing a criminal charge, you should always work with a criminal defense lawyer to fight it. Although you might think you are facing a guaranteed conviction, this is often not the case. There are several different legal strategies your lawyer can employ on your behalf to demonstrate to the court that you were not guilty or, that despite being guilty, you should not be subject to the most severe penalties for your charge because of the circumstances of your case.

Excuse defenses and justification defenses are two types of defense strategy that can be used to fight a criminal charge. Others include a lack of evidence to support the charge and demonstrating that the defendant was not actually the person who committed the offense for which he or she was charged.

What is an Excuse Defense?

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