Beyond a reasonable doubt. Those four words are the cornerstone of the American criminal justice system. They express the standard a prosecutor must meet to convict someone of a crime. If you’ve committed a crime, you’re entitled to a fair trial and a robust criminal defense–even if you’re guilty. It’s one of the founding principles of American democracy and part of the code of conduct defense attorneys live by. If you’re charged with a crime, it’s essential to be truthful with your defense attorney. A professional attorney understands that criminal cases are complicated. Their role is to … [Read more...] about Should I Tell My Lawyer the Truth About Everything?
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When you need a lawyer, finding a good fit is vital. Whether it’s a criminal case or a family law case like divorce, setting a tone for trust and communication is a necessary first step. The initial consultation gives your legal team a chance to get to know you. It also gives you a sense of how we operate. Our experienced lawyers will guide the process with essential questions, and we encourage clients to ask questions, too. It fosters communication and lays the groundwork for preparing your case. Both criminal and family law cases often come with stress and confusion. Our team can help reduce … [Read more...] about What Should I Expect At An Initial Consultation With A Lawyer?