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Criminal Law Attorneys
What is Criminal Law?
Criminal law covers issues that arise from a police arrest
and investigation ...
How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney
Help?
Criminal defense attorneys help defendants who are
accused of a crime throughout...
How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney
Help?
• Criminal defense attorneys can also analyze
the entire case and identify the s...
How Much Does a Criminal Defense
Attorney Cost?
• Criminal defense lawyers typically bill by the hour or
by the case. Defe...
Why Should I Hire a Criminal Defense
Attorney?
• Hiring a experienced criminal defense attorney is
important because defen...
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Criminal Defense Lawyer Basics

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The basics of hiring a criminal defense attorney.

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Criminal Defense Lawyer Basics

  1. 1. Criminal Law Attorneys What is Criminal Law? Criminal law covers issues that arise from a police arrest and investigation based on criminal activity. Criminal defense lawyers usually deal with the following the criminal issues: • DUI • Felony Crimes • Misdemeanor Crimes • Probation Violations • Sentencing and Trial Guidelines • Felony Warrants
  2. 2. How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Help? Criminal defense attorneys help defendants who are accused of a crime throughout the criminal case process and sentencing phase. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows all the different stages of the criminal case from the arrest, trial, sentencing, and appeal
  3. 3. How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Help? • Criminal defense attorneys can also analyze the entire case and identify the strengths and weaknesses. From there, the criminal defense attorney can collaborate to come up with a defense strategy.
  4. 4. How Much Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Cost? • Criminal defense lawyers typically bill by the hour or by the case. Defense lawyers want defendants to pay a retainer up fee up front before the attorney begins to work on any part of the case. For example, a lawyer who bills at a rate of $100 an hour and wants the client to pay up front for 20 hours of the lawyer’s time, the retainer fee would be $2000.
  5. 5. Why Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney? • Hiring a experienced criminal defense attorney is important because defense lawyers often know what is going n much better than you during trial. They are experienced with the court system and may be able to save the defendant from going to jail or face harsh criminal punishments.
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