Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Baltimore Criminal Defense Attorney.
As with many things in life, if you find yourself asking the questions, the answer is very probably "yes". Think for a moment of these question.
"Should I perform that operation on my leg myself, or should I ask a doctor about it?"
Being an accused person is not necessarily, and, most, likely is not a life or death experience. But do not make the mistake of underestimating the consequences of a criminal charge, or worse yet, a conviction on your record. Facing a criminal charge, regardless of the severity, and indeed, many times, in spite of successful outcome, can be a life altering experience. When your freedom, job, and financial security are at risk, there is no room for guesswork. It goes without saying there are no second chances in a criminal prosecution. It is not 2 out of 3.
An experienced criminal defense attorney can help you avoid a worst-case scenario by representing you in court or providing you with alternatives to trial.
A criminal defense lawyer can advise you on your defenses, help you understand the charges against you, and potential consequences.
A lawyer can negotiate a favorable plea bargain
An attorney can lessen the impacts of dealing with a conviction through effective use of mitigation evidence.
Seasoned, experienced defense attorneys are often are familiar with the prosecutors and judge involved in your case. In many cases, an experienced criminal defense attorney can advise you of a judge’s tendencies, likes, dislikes or outlook on particular classes of cases.
-This Article was updated by Eric Kirk on 5/18/20.
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