A criminal defense attorney is an attorney whose primary focus is to defend people arrested or charged with criminal conduct. A criminal defense attorney can handle the issues involving the circumstances surrounding your arrest. An arrest only means there’s probable cause that a crime has a occurred – it doesn’t mean that charges have been sought by prosecutors or that you will be convicted of a crime. A criminal defense attorney will not only be your strongest advocate in court but also will guide you through a process that seems overwhelming at times and answer the multitude of questions you may have. The attorney’s job isn’t to formulate an opinion about whether you’re guilty; it’s the criminal defense attorney’s job to see if the prosecution can prove the charges beyond a reasonable doubt and to ensure that your constitutional rights weren’t violated. Read more.
December 19, 2013