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Types of Evidence Permissible in Criminal Court

When charged with a crime, you are not allowed to present every type of evidence in court. This slide explains different types of evidence that are permissible in a criminal court in New York. To know more, call 212-564-2440 or send a mail to paul@petruslaw.com Visit http://www.petruslaw.com/ for more information.

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Types of Evidence Permissible in Criminal Court

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  1. Types of Evidence Permissible in a Criminal Court

  2. When charged with a crime, you may face a trial. Evidence or information introduced by your lawyer can help you win the case. Not all evidence is allowed into a court of law.

  3. Permissible Evidence

  4. Real Evidence Includes tangible items, such as hair and fingerprints related to the case. May also include items used in the crime, such as drugs or a weapon.

  5. Testimonial Evidence Spoken evidence from the victim or witnesses. The prosecution or the defense introduces the witnesses to prove or disprove various facts in the case.

  6. Demonstrative Evidence Demonstrative evidence enhances testimonial evidence. Evidence, such as medical records or x-rays, may be considered either documentary or demonstrative – depending on the circumstances of the case.

  7. Documentary Evidence The prepared documents introduced by the defense lawyer to prove or disprove an element of the crime. Video may also be included in this type of evidence.

  8. Digital Evidence Electronic evidence, such as E-mail or text messages.

  9. New York Criminal Defense Attorney If you have been charged with a crime, then you need a criminal defense lawyer to collect evidence and represent you in court. Attorney Paul D. Petrus Jr., a criminal defense attorney in New York, can help you with his experience in a variety of criminal areas.

  10. Contact Us: Paul D. Petrus, Jr. New York Criminal Defense Attorney The Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3601,New York, NY 10118 Ph. No.212-564-2440 Email: paul@petruslaw.com www.petruslaw.com

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