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Do I Need a Criminal Defense Attorney?

OverviewWhy Do I Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Anyone charged with a serious crime is going to want to have the best criminal defense lawyers on your side. A courtroom can be intimidating especially if you are completely familiar with the system. The legal system is designed for lawyers, so it makes it impossible to defend your own case though you have seen it done on TV.The most effective and efficient criminal defense attorneys are experienced in identifying certain arguments and facts in the case that will lead the defendant away from the potential sentence. This type of strategic representation is what you are looking for.Here is a list of ways a criminal defense attorney will lead the case.

• They work to negotiate beneficial plea bargains.
• Provide the defendant with reality checks and assessments during the trial.
• Lawyers are paid to know all of the details and intricacies of the law. This is extremely helpful because one may help reduce the charge.
• They will navigate the paperwork through the system, and lawyers often receive preferential treatment in court appearances, etc.
• Lawyers often work in teams, so they have investigators, paralegals and secretaries to provide information quickly.
• They can find expert witnesses to represent certain areas of the case.
• A lawyer has represented similar cases.
• They can help with sentencing in the event that the judge’s decision is not innocent. A lawyer is familiar with the judicial and drug treatment system in Las Vegas, so they might be able to have a prison sentence adjusted.

Don’t risk the outcome of your charge. Contact the office of Potter Law Firm, and schedule a free consultation to discuss the details of the case and your rights in this situation.