Facing criminal charges is a serious matter. Trying to navigate alone is a daunting task. You need the immediate help of qualified criminal defense attorneys. A qualified criminal defense attorney can be the difference between dismissal or jail. We’re here to help you find the best Georgia criminal defense attorney for you and your case.
WHY YOU NEED A CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
You can manage some legal matters alone. But criminal charges warrant an attorney because of the complexity and risk. Among other things, you risk jail time, loss of employment or future prospects, and sometimes most importantly, a permanent criminal record. A criminal defense lawyer can help you in many ways to:
Help you understand the nature of the charges against you.
Develop a sound defense strategy.
Avoid trial and settle through negotiation.
Reduce the criminal charge to a lesser offense.
Reduce the severity of the punishment or eliminate jail time.
Explain what plea bargains are likely offered.
Explain what to expect after trial or conviction.
As criminal defense attorneys, we are here to protect your rights. You need us to secure the best possible outcome for your case.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
A good criminal defense attorney will build a strong case tailored to the laws of your state. We have experience with Georgia courts and know the local laws and penalties.
Building a case is not easy and an attorney needs an experienced staff. Our offices in North Fulton and Atlanta focus on your case. Here the staff can complete crucial tasks such as gathering evidence, tracking down witnesses, and preparing key documents.
A good attorney will stand between you and law enforcement. We do damage control. Law enforcement will have to go through us to reach you. This eliminates the chance of them intimidating you into making a hasty decision. Through us, you’ll be on a level playing field against the prosecutor and witnesses against you.
QUESTIONS TO ASK A CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
Before selecting us as your criminal defense attorney, you should feel comfortable speaking with us about all aspects of your case. We’re here to make you and your loved ones feel safe and confident. These are some questions you should ask any potential attorney.
How long have you practiced law?
Do you have any experience handling cases like mine?
How much of my criminal case will you actually handle?
How many jury trials have you litigated?
How often do you work out plea agreements or ask for a lesser charge?
What are your attorney’s fees, and how are they calculated? Do you offer a payment plan?
Would you be willing to provide references from clients you’ve helped?