How can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help You Before Being Arrested?

The most important assistance a criminal defense lawyer can provide a client before an arrest is to clearly identify their rights. In the following section we will be outlining a client’s rights upon being arrested by law enforcement. As soon as you are arrested by police you must ask to speak to a criminal defense lawyer. It is your right to have access to a lawyer, which is often referred to as having a right to counsel. A right to counsel ensures a level of protection from self-incrimination. For example,…

Read More