10 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring A criminal Defense Lawyer

TEN QUESTIONS

THERE ARE TEN QUESTIONS YOU MUST ASK BEFORE HIRING A CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER:

  1. What is your experience in criminal law?
  2. What percentage of your practice is devoted to criminal defense?
  3. How many cases like mine have you handled before?
  4. What were the outcomes?
  5. Do you offer a free initial consultation so I can explain my case fully to you?
  6. What will this cost me and will you work with me on payments?
  7. Will you personally handle my case?
  8. About how long will it take to resolve my case?
  9. How will you keep me informed of the status of my case?
  10. Ask yourself: Am I comfortable with the lawyer’s style, experience, qualifications, and his answers to my questions?