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Should I Defend Myself or Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

On Behalf of | Oct 10, 2013 | Firm News |


You’ve just been pulled over, handcuffed and put in jail or you’re being sued and unsure what to do next. Are you thinking logically and clear headed? Do you know what to do next? Chances are you’re in a state of distress. Standing up to the court of law is a trying and complicated procedure. Defense attorneys are trained to withstand the stresses of the courtroom and should always be considered when a defense is needed. Even lawyers themselves will hire another attorney to represent them in most cases! Are you still unsure if it is worth it? Here are some of the things your attorney will do for you:

Call witnesses and cross examine

Do you have the expertise or confidence to tackle this while being charged? Your attorney will have more time and resources to gather useful information and witnesses for your defense. Cross examining and finding weaknesses in the prosecution’s case is not easy and should be dealt with by attorney for the best outcome.

Negotiate deals and sentencing

It is often harder to get the prosecution or court to negotiate anything on your own. Your attorney can also let you know what plea bargains may be available in your case. They will also be able to clearly explain any possible outcomes.

Keep you updated on rules and regulations

It is your defense attorney’s job to stay on top of new laws that could affect the outcome of your case. Laws change continually and those changes can make a significant impact on your case.

Selecting the right Minneapolis criminal defense attorney to represent you could be the difference in winning or losing a case. Whether you need help with serious charges or a misdemeanor, it is important to seek expert advice for the best possible outcome.

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