Criminal Law

Lion Law LLP Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Criminal law deals with offences and their punishment. In a criminal offence, the State takes upon itself the responsibility to investigate and collect evidence to fight and represent the case in court and enforce the punishment on behalf of the victim / first informant. Criminal offences such are theft, rape, murder, cheating, forgery, mischief, house-trespass etc. are envisaged in the Indian Penal Code, 1960.

The Penal Code defines the offence, the ingredients of the offence and sets out the punishment for the offence. In India, grave crimes like rape, murder, theft etc. are cognizable, non-bailable, and non-compoundable in nature whereas crimes like public nuisance, simple hurt, mischief etc. are non-cognizable, bailable and compoundable offences. It also covers Special Acts such as NDPS, POCSO, EOW, White Collar Crimes, PMLA, FDA, CBI Matters etc.

Lion Law LLP offers various services falling under the purview of Criminal Realm as specified herein below

  • Application for Bail, Interim Bail, and Anticipatory Bail before Criminal Courts.
  • Filing FIR or Criminal Complaint under offences related to marriage i.e. Cruelty, Domestic Violence Act, Dowry Prohibition Act etc.
  • Filing of Criminal complaint / Private Complaint before Police station or magistrate under section 190, 200, 156(3) of Code of Criminal Procedure.
  • Filing of Revision, Appeal, Criminal Writ Petition under S. 482 of Cr.P.C. against acquittal / conviction.
  • Passport Act, NDPS Act, Drugs Act, Money Laundering, Arms Act, etc
  • Cases relating to white collar crimes including various Economic offences (EOW) punishable under SEBI, FEMA, Immigration Act, etc.
  • Murder, Suicide, Dowry Death, Causing death by Negligence, Rape, Kidnapping, Unnatural Sex, Sexual offences, etc.
  • Theft, Robbery, Extortion, Cheating, Forgery, Mischief, Criminal Breach of trust, Criminal Conspiracy, Misappropriation of funds / Properties, Return of Property, etc.
  • Cyber and IT law cases pertaining to Email Hacking, Website Hacking, Online Payment Fraud and Issues, Domain disputes, Phishing, Identity or Data Theft etc.
  • Offences against the State, Offence against the Public Tranquillity and Public Justice.

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