Prattville Alabama Criminal Representation Attorney

How Does an Attorney Assist a Defendant in a Criminal Case?

The defense attorney’s role is of paramount importance in almost every criminal case. While specific duties of an attorney vary depending on the nature of the charges and the case, key responsibilities of any criminal defense lawyer include:

  • Advising the defendant of his or her rights and explaining what to expect at different stages of the criminal process;
  • Ensuring that the defendant’s constitutional rights are not violated through law enforcement conduct, or in court proceedings;
  • Negotiating a plea bargain with the government, on the defendant’s behalf;
  • From arraignment to sentencing: investigating facts and evidence, cross-examining government witnesses, objecting to improper questions and evidence, and presenting any legal defenses.

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