The reasons for hiring a lawyer for criminal charges:
Hiring a lawyer is an obvious step to anyone knowledgable of the legal system. However, a lot of people do not seem appreciate just how important it is. A criminal defence lawyer will apply their skills and experience to the specific circumstances of your case. Every case is different and requires a different approach. Navigating the criminal justice system without a lawyer is not only confusing and frustrating, but very reckless.
Unguided, there is always a potential for unnecessary and permanent consequences. If a person is charged with a criminal offence, hiring a lawyer is by far the wisest action you can take to ensure that the devastating effects of a criminal conviction are minimized or alleviated. From the very beginning, an experienced criminal lawyer can explain to you the potential outcome of your case, what risks are associated with the case, the benefits and disadvantages of proceeding to trial, the costs associated with a legal defence, and what would happen if you are found guilty of the criminal offences the accused is charged with.
Before you hire a lawyer, meet with us for free.
At Robichaud’s, we always meet with potential clients at no charge to provide general legal information about their case and what the benefits are to hiring one of our experienced lawyers to assist you with your particular legal problem. Keep in mind that before you hire a lawyer for criminal charges, you should explore your options and meet with several so that you understand the range of experience, costs, and approaches to your case.
What lawyer you hire for you criminal case may be the most important decision you will make in your life. Before you commit to the lawyer you feel is best suited to your case and needs, make sure that you have done your research and explored all your options. Just like anything in life, lawyers vary with experience, cost, and approach. Take the time required before hiring a lawyer for criminal charges.
Call us any time for an initial consultation at no cost or commitment.