Facing criminal charges in Rhode Island can have serious consequences. It can affect your employment and other background checks. It is important to have an experienced criminal defense attorney like Attorney Peter Calo to protect your rights.
What is a crime? It is any act or omission that is forbidden by law and punishable by the government. Crimes have elements that the prosecution must prove. All crimes have the general elements of an Actus Reus and a Mens Rea.