Many times when people are facing criminal charges, they may not know whom to turn to for help. While most people realize they need a lawyer, they often do not understand the importance of hiring an experience criminal lawyer to help them with their issue. However, hiring this type of an attorney can be the best choice when a person is facing these types of issues.
While most attorneys can help a person deal with the basics of a possible arrest or even turning themselves in when a warrant has been issued, it takes an experienced criminal attorney to best represent a person facing serious criminal charges.
One of the first things an attorney will need to do is to assist the accused person when they must face the judge to be formally charged. In addition, bail may need to be set and the lawyer will need to present valid reasons why the accused person should be released without bail or at least have their bail amount reduced.
It is also important for the accused person to have an experienced lawyer on hand if he or she must meet with law enforcement officials for an interview. Even if the accused person is innocent, a lawyer should be on hand to ensure their rights are well protected during the interview process. Most law enforcement interviewers are well trained in getting information from people. This can often be intimidating to the accused person and having a criminal attorney present can help them in making sure he or she does not say things they do not mean. In addition, if the interview becomes too stressful, the lawyer can stop it as well.
A lawyer will need to gather evidence about the case so he or she can understand the charges against their client and the prosecution’s case. He or she will need to see the evidence against the accused and any other types of information to be used in the court case.
An attorney will also need to spend time with his or her client in determining their view of events as well. This combined with physical or other types of evidence will need to be presented during the trial. Witnesses for the defense and prosecution will also need to be interviewed so the attorney will have a good understanding of the information they will provide in court.
By having an experienced criminal lawyers to handle these types of matters, the accused person will have the best chance at obtaining a favorable decision by a judge or jury. For more information, please contact the Law Office of Purav Bhatt.