Things to know

Lawyer Daniel Strauss

What to do in case of arrest?

There is probably nothing more stressful than the deprivation of personal freedom. This makes it all the more important to react quickly in these situations. When can an arrest be made? The prerequisite for an arrest is a concrete suspicion and the existence of (at least) a reason for arrest. An additional prerequisite is that the arrest ...

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Course of criminal proceedings

Criminal proceedings can be divided into three sections: Preliminary proceedings, main proceedings and appeal proceedings.Not every criminal case has all three sections. If the preliminary proceedings are discontinued, for example, because there is no punishable offense, there is no indictment. If the verdict is not contested, there is no rec ...