The criminal justice system is one place that most adults hope they will never have to deal with as a defendant. When charges are levied against you, your first reaction might be disbelief. You need to make sure that you take the time to consider what kinds of strategies you might use to answer the charges. We are here to help you learn about these and make plans for the direction of your case.
Many defendants aren't keen on having to go through a trial. Instead, they want to try to get the case over with as quickly as possible. This might be possible through a plea deal. The one thing that you need to remember in these cases is that you have to acknowledge that you did the crime. You also need to consider the mark on your criminal record.
Sometimes, you might be able to get a lesser charge if you enter into a plea deal. This might be helpful in some instances, especially if you are able to get a felony charge downgraded to a misdemeanor.
If you are considering a plea deal, take the time to consider all the ways that it might impact your future. This can include your career path and housing, so think carefully before you make any choices about what to do.
We know that you might have some questions about your case. We can help you get those answered while we work on your defense. This may give you the information that you need to make decisions about how you want to handle the matter.