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Blog: Ask a Lawyer

  • Most Common Mistakes to Avoid

    Most people don’t know what to expect when they are questioned by the police or arrested. They frequently make mistakes that hurt their case, even if they have done nothing wrong. You need to be prepared to avoid making these common mistakes:

    Mistake # 1: Waiting to hire a lawyer

    If you have been contacted by the police or arrested, you need to hire a lawyer as soon as possible. The sooner a lawyer is on the case, the better your chances of a favorable outcome. Dismissals, success at trial and good plea deals happen because an attorney prepared well and thoroughly. If you wait to get an attorn...

  • How can an attorney take pressure off of you?

    What can an attorney do for you if a police officer wants to talk to you? We are often retained by people under criminal investigation. After we are formally hired, we immediately contact the law enforcement officer. We inform the officer that we represent you and that you are invoking your right to remain silent and to legal counsel until further notice. As a result, the pressure the police place on you to talk goes away. They can’t ask you any more questions. We then discuss the investigation with you and get all the information available about what is happening. If it is in your best i...