What is Burden of Proof?

Syracuse NY Criminal Attorney David ZukherCivil v Criminal- Burden of Proof?

What is the difference between a civil case and a criminal case?  In general, a civil case is designed to settle disputes between private parties. A criminal case seeks to take action against an individual for commission of a criminal offense on behalf of society.  Criminal cases are brought on behalf of The People of the State or The People of the United States (in cases of a federal jurisdiction) Civil cases are between two private parties, individuals, corporations or government entities. Continue reading