Why Your Choice Of A Criminal Defense Attorney Matters?
If you have been arrested for driving under the influence, or if you are facing charges for aggravated assault, whatever comes next will have a profound impact on your future life. Every criminal conviction comes with devastating consequences which include: “ ● Jail or prison time ● Substantial fines (and other costs) ● Mandatory participation in counseling (or classes) ● Loss of driving privileges (loss or suspension of one’s driving license) ● Probation ● Criminal record ● Forfeiture of constitutional rights ● Community service
A Big Difference There is a big di?ference between having a private attorney representing you and having a public defender representing you. If you are eligible for a public defender, you will most likely be assigned one; the attorney will be someone who is already working on several di?ferent cases, and with limited resources. This will all impact your case (in a negative way).
Acting Immediately If you hire the right criminal defense attorney and if you do it as soon as you can, he or she will be able to jump right in and file an initial plea. This will slow down your case, and reduce the chances of facing a formal criminal charge.
It's Time to Contact An Attorney Having a criminal record will negatively impact your personal and your business life, your educational and professional career, as well as ruin your relationships and your reputation. If you are facing criminal charges, contact a Pittsburgh criminal attorney Jonathan M Stewart at SMA Law Group.
Contact SMA Law Group: Address: Frick Building 437 Grant St, #600 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Phone: 412-765-3345 Website: https://www.smalawgroup.com/contact/