Have you been accused of committing a crime? If so, hiring the right criminal defense lawyer can mean the difference between keeping your record clear and staying out of jail, and conviction. Besides losing your freedom, a criminal conviction can damage your reputation, your future job prospects, or in some instances, your right to vote or drive a car.
When hiring a criminal defense lawyer, don’t leave anything to chance. Make sure that your criminal defense lawyer is experienced and is qualified to defend you against the type of charge you’re facing.
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