Criminal Defense FAQ
Do I Need To Hire An Attorney If I’ve Been Accused Of A Crime?
It is in your best interest to consult a criminal defense lawyer as early as possible if you charged with a criminal offense. An attorney will fight for your legal and constitutional rights, and monitor the proceedings for legality and fairness. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for court appointed counsel.
Does Hiring You Guarantee Results?
The short answer to this question is No. Every case is different and prior results although show very high success rate but it still doesn’t guarantee the same outcome.
How Will A Criminal Conviction Affect My Life?
It really depends on what you’re convicted of, but criminal convictions can have numerous ramifications. For starters, it will show up on your background check. It can affect your housing options, job opportunities, membership in professional organizations, voting rights, ability own firearms, and/or service in the military.
Which Areas Of Law Do You Cover?
We specialize in Criminal Law. Having been a Prosecutor for 10 years, Attorney Gray has vast experience in just about every facet of criminal law. Whether you have something as simple as a traffic ticket to something as serious as drug trafficking, Graystar Legal can service your needs.
What Is The Difference Between A Felony And A Misdemeanor?
Exact definitions vary by jurisdiction, but the traditional definition of a felony is a crime that is punishable by a year or more in prison. A misdemeanor is a crime that is generally punishable by imprisonment of less than one year. Felonies are more serious crimes than misdemeanors.
What Should I Do If I Am Arrested?
If the police arrest you, immediately ask to speak with an attorney. Do not speak to the police without your criminal defense attorney present; doing so could result in you incriminating yourself.