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Cornwall Criminal Lawyers

Getting legal guidance and assistance from an experienced Cornwall Criminal Lawyers may influence the result of your case, whether you decide to plead guilty or not guilty to criminal charges. Here are five reasons why you should hire a criminal defense lawyer:

1. Lower Your Risk of Exposure

Some individuals believe that hiring a criminal lawyer will be prohibitively expensive. However, not hiring a criminal lawyer could likely cost you more money. Being unrepresented puts you at danger of having devastating results such as:

  • Being wrongfully or unfairly charged
  • Being incarcerated when you should not have been
  • Being judged guilty while being innocent
  • Being barred from holding or acquiring a driver’s license
  • Your DNA being stored in a national or state database
  • Being at a disadvantage in a job application procedure because you must reveal your criminal history
  • Your job has been terminated because your employer discovered you had a criminal past

A skilled criminal lawyer will help you avoid these results. When the risks are high, the expenditures are always worthwhile. Contacting a criminal lawyer and setting up an appointment is completely free of charge. Obtaining legal guidance at a preliminary session with a criminal law professional can help you realize the difference a criminal lawyer can make in your case.

2. Properly presenting your bail application

You don’t want to be held in custody while you await your trial or the outcome of your criminal accusations. If the court denies your bail application, you cannot have it reheard in the same court unless your circumstances have changed. As a result, it’s critical to do it properly the first time. A criminal lawyer will assist you in correctly preparing and presenting your bail application, focusing on the problems that must be addressed while fighting for your release from detention.

3. Assistance with police interview

When you are detained and asked to participate in a police interrogation, this is often a vital point in your case. You’re not certain what to say or how to deal with the cops. You must be aware of your rights and know what to do if they are violated. This is a critical moment to retain the services of a criminal law professional.

4. Present Evidence Accurately

The rules of evidence in a criminal trial might be complicated. Unrepresented individuals, for example, often ask questions during a trial that do not follow the standards of evidence. Their cross-examination of a witness will most likely be interrupted and objected to by the prosecution, culminating in the court deciding that they should not continue with that line of questions. A smart criminal lawyer would know what questions to ask a witness and how to structure the inquiries. A qualified criminal lawyer may also provide legal reasons to the judge as to why a line of inquiry (which the prosecution has opposed to) is important and should be permitted. A criminal lawyer would also have a strategy in place for cross-examining certain witnesses, which may influence the result of the case.

5. Assist You in Avoiding Imprisonment

A criminal lawyer may assist you if you plead guilty or are convicted after trial and your case is progressing to a sentence hearing. Your lawyer will comprehend the sentencing legislation as it pertains to your case and will submit a mitigating plea that will benefit you.

You would never undertake your own surgery. The same may be stated about a criminal law matter. Think again if you believe you can avoid an unfavorable result in a criminal case by without hiring a criminal lawyer. You need the services of an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

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42 Second Street East, Cornwall, ON K6H Y13
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32 Main Street North, Alexandria, ON K0C 1AO
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