The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York City provides those who have been charged with a criminal offense representation and counsel regarding various defenses, including renunciation. As long as all criteria are met, renunciation is a viable defense in a criminal case. Renunciation involves someone who was going to take part in a crime then deciding not to do so. On this page below, we have outlined specifically how renunciation works; however, if you are considering a defense of renunciation it is important to discuss your case with a criminal lawyer. Renunciation is not an easy defense to prove.