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In Legal Trouble? Here are the Top 10 Reasons You Should Hire a Lawyer

March 10, 2023

Maybe you think you can’t afford legal representation. Maybe you think you can handle the problem on your own. Regardless of the reason, you’re thinking you’re better off without an attorney to represent you when you’re facing criminal charges. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. If you’ve been accused of a crime, you’ll need an experienced lawyer to look after your rights. These are the top 10 reasons you should hire a lawyer if you’re in legal trouble. 

  1. The Law is Complex

The law is endlessly complex, and it will take more than a Google search to find the information you need to protect your rights. 

  1. You May Pay More

Lawyers cost money, but so do court-imposed fines. Oftentimes, these punishments are far more expensive than hiring an attorney. 

  1. Attorneys Can Handle Evidence

Court cases rely on evidence. If a piece of evidence against you is introduced, an attorney knows how to navigate the situation. 

  1. Protocol and Rules

When it comes to legal protocol, just one misstep can have a disastrous effect on your case. An attorney already knows the ins and outs of the law. 

  1. Professional Network

Attorneys have a professional network of experts in various fields. If necessary, they can bring in the right witnesses to plead your case.

  1. Strong Case

Only a lawyer can help you present the strongest possible case. 

  1. Prevention 

Lawyers can help you avoid potential headaches down the road. 

  1. Pleas and Settlements

Attorneys already know how to negotiate plea bargains and settlements. They may be able to resolve your case without ever going to trial. 

  1. The Prosecution’s Representation

Whoever you are defending yourself against will almost certainly have professional representation. Your best defense is to respond with your own. 

  1. Free Consultation

Janet Altschuler provides free consultations for her potential clients. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. 

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If you are in legal trouble in the Tucson area, Janet Altschuler is here for you. With over 20 years of experience, she can help you get the best possible outcome. Contact her today to schedule your consultation.

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