Victims of criminal offences experience time and again that they themselves suddenly become the accused in criminal proceedings due to counter-criminal charges filed by the perpetrator. This happens most often in cases of domestic violence and sexual offenses. The perpetrator tries to distort the facts of the case. This situation is a considerable additional burden. If something like this happens to you, please contact us as early as possible so that we can defend you - before the offender is believed!
As an accused person in criminal proceedings, you have numerous rights that you should know about and use effectively. Here are just two of the most important:
Right to silence
Do not rush into anything! As an accused person, you are not obliged to provide the law enforcement authorities with any content of the case. Your silence may not be evaluated negatively. In fact, it is often decisive at what point things are clarified. We will advise you on the best time to make statements. If you have already disclosed information to the authorities, we will review with your help whether your statement contains everything essential and whether further exculpatory evidence, for example witnesses or medical certificates, are available.
Inspection of files
During our first meeting, we first discuss the facts of the case. We then apply for access to the criminal files at the competent law enforcement authority. This allows us to obtain a precise picture of the offence you have been accused of and to develop a defense strategy together with you.
At any time, one can become a victim of a crime. The aggrieved persons frequently feel left alone with their problems and questions. In many cases…
Victims of criminal offences experience time and again that they themselves suddenly become the accused in criminal proceedings due to…