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Criminal Law

Criminal law broadly deals with acts done against the society, state or individuals which are prohibited by the statute and prescribed penalty for offences. Penalty for every offence varies accordingly to the severity of offence, penalty may be limited to fine, simple imprisonment, rigorous imprisonment, life imprisonment, or could be upto execution in certain cases. The most common offences are crimes are cheating, grievous hurt, murder, bigamy, sodomy, robbery, fraud, trespass, house breaking, affray, assault, rioting and offence related to currency, narcotics, passports and against state. The severer the offence the severer is punishment.
Major acts controlling the criminal law in India are:-

  • The Indian Penal Code
  • The Code of Criminal Procedure
  • The Indian Evidence Act
  • The Domestic Violence Act
  • The Electricity Act
  • The Passport Act
  • The Narcotics Drugs & P. Substance Act (NDPS)
  • The Immoral Trafficking Act

Apart from these acts several other offence also prescribe punishment, and make certain offence criminal, wherein the procedure laid down in Code of Criminal Procedure is followed unless some specific provisions are provided in the said act making that offence punishable.
That normally following legal support and litigation based civil law are being availed by the affected individual or victim and or accussed of such allegations:-
  • Criminal Complaint
  • Registration of FIR
  • Bail
  • Cheque dishonour matters
  • Criminal Intimidation, Cheating, Forgery Matters
  • Plea Bargaining
  • Argument on different stage of cases
  • Trial & Evidence
  • Appeal & Revisions
  • Compounding & settlement of offences.
  • Quashing of FIR
  • Vehicle accident matters
  • Matrimonial disputes
  • Sexual Assault maters

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