3 Reasons You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney
Facing a criminal charge can be one of the most intimidating and significant events in your life. A criminal conviction could alter your entire life, including your professional career and personal relationships. Not only could you lose your job but you could also face probation, community service, large fines, and even jail time if you are convicted. That is why you need a qualified legal professional on your side to help you every step of the way.
Facing a criminal charge alone can be overwhelming. Fortunately, you are guaranteed the right to competent and committed legal representation. To ensure that your legal rights and interests are protected, contact the Appleton criminal defense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. at 414-271-9595 to begin working to build a defense against the allegations which have been leveled against you.
Why You Need an Attorney
If you have been charged with a criminal offense, do not hesitate to get the legal representation you need. You should not speak with law enforcement officials, let alone enter the court room without representation. Having a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney working on your behalf is important because:
- You can have peace of mind that you do not have to go through the case by yourself
- Criminal defense lawyers have knowledge of the judicial system and the legal process which a layperson simply does not, and this knowledge helps an attorney to better protect your interests
- Can negotiate with the prosecution to seek a plea agreement, or with a judge to lessen your penalties if convicted
If you have been arrested and charged with the commission of a crime, whatever the circumstances surrounding the events in question, we can help. Contact the Appleton criminal defense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. by calling 414-271-9595 today.