Aiding and Abetting/Accessory: A criminal charge of “aiding and abetting” or accessory can usually be brought against anyone who helps in the commission of a crime, though legal distinctions vary by state. A person charged with these accomplice crimes is usually not present when the crime itself is committed, but he or she has knowledge… Continue reading Aiding and Abetting/Accessory
The term ‘aiding’ and the term ‘abetting’ are similar legal concepts. But each has a slightly different meaning. let’s briefly examine these legal concepts as it relates to the commission of crimes. Aiding a crime means helping someone else to commit a crime or wrond against the state. While abetting is to encourage or incite,… Continue reading What’s the difference between aiding and abetting?