When you are facing criminal charges, you may be wondering if you can still avoid a conviction without the help of an attorney. The truth is, anyone who is facing criminal charges should work with a lawyer. Even lawyers who are facing criminal charges know that the smart decision is to work with a criminal defense lawyer. Here are a few reasons it would be wise for you to work with a criminal defense attorney San Francisco, CA relies on.
- They will have relationships with different parties. This can be key to understanding how your case is going to go and key to getting the information you need for your case. A criminal defense lawyer will have relationships with the different prosecutors and—to an extent—the judges who may be involved in your case. This will allow them to better understand how the case may turn out and whether it is likely that they will be able to negotiate or take a plea deal in certain circumstances.
- They have the experience you need. One of the top reasons to work with a criminal defense lawyer is because they will have years of experience in the field knowing how to deal with your specific case. Although every case will be nuanced in some way, it is important to understand you will need someone with a legal academic background and courtroom experience.
- They may be able to save you money. Many people believe that hiring a lawyer will end up costing them more in the long run. However, working with a lawyer can actually end up saving you money because they may be able to get you a far better deal than you realize and they have a much better chance at getting you the best outcome for your case than you would without the help of an attorney.
- They can prepare you for the different outcomes. There are many possible outcomes that may come with your case. They can tell you what these outcomes are, how to prepare for them, and how to work for the outcome you desire. While a lawyer can never guarantee an outcome, they can help you navigate your case and work to get a better outcome than you could have on your own.
The team at the Morales Law Firm knows that the saying “innocent until proven guilty” does not always feel like the case anymore. If you have been charged with a crime and you are wondering what your legal options are, you may be tempted to throw in the towel and ask “what’s the point?” We believe it is incredibly important to give yourself the opportunity to fight against criminal charges and we work hard to take care of our clients. We truly believe in the phrase “innocent until proven guilty” and are here to advocate on your behalf when you are ready.
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Being accused of a crime is scary. Working with an attorney you can trust can change the outcome of your case. If you are interested in working with someone from the Morales Law Firm, give our office a call today.