Criminal Justice System in New York is a complex matter. It is not very prudent to defend yourself if you are charged in any such case. You need an attorney who can present the best defense for you in the court of law. However, selecting a good attorney itself is very challenging and you must do certain checks before you hire a criminal defense attorney to defend you in a New York court of law.
Your attorney is open to -plead guilty’ option
If you have committed crime, your attorney should be open to exploring the option of pleading guilty in exchange for a reduced crime.
You will have an attorney personally looking after your case
An attorney handles more than one case at a time. If you hire a law firm, ensure that they assign one attorney for you. He should be your point of contact whenever you need to.
Attorney shares the plan and line of defense with you
Keep yourself informed about the progress and defense in your case. Don’t leave everything to your lawyer. Your attorney is open to discussion, ideas and suggestions
Hire an attorney who explains you and listens to you. He is a person who is open to suggestions and looks at every point of view before weighing his options.
Your attorney has been in this court
Hire an attorney who has practised in the court in New York where your case is being heard. The lawyer has good reputation in the court and it will be advantageous for you to be represented by such a lawyer. What are your duties?
For a good defense in your criminal case, you must – Provide a clear and complete account of the case, don’t hide anything. Listen to your lawyer’s questions without interrupting Provide clear and concise answers Don’t be hesitant in putting your point of view but let your attorney lead the defense Victory is not guaranteed. accept the fact that your attorney can only do his best Must cooperate with you attorney all the time Pay his fees and charges in time
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