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The Process of Criminal Representation

+ THE PROCESS OF CRIMINAL REPRESENTATION The Rights of a Criminal Defendant > CRIMINAL DEFENDANTS HAVE THE RIGHT: TO REMAIN SILENT TO BE REPRESENTED BY AN ATTORNEY TO CONFRONT WITNESSES TO HAVE A PUBLIC, SPEEDY TRIAL The Introduction > MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH AN ATTORNEY Meet each other to review documents and be interviewed The lawyer will interview witnesses and do a basic legal analysis of the case eummmmmwwmm > YOU'LL DECIDE IF YOU WANT THIS LAWYER TO REPRESENT YOU If you don't, everything that's been discussed remains confidential > THE LAWYER WILL CHOOSE IF HE WANTS TO REPRESENT YOU If he doesn't, everything that's been discussed remains confidential > YOU'LL SIGN AN AGREEMENT AND WAIVERS, AND MOVE FORWARD WITH YOUR CASE The Research > NOTICE OF APPEARANCE Your lawyer will officially state his representation of you I REPRESENT >A REQUEST FOR DISCOVERY, OR EVIDENCE, WILL BE PUT FORTH TO THE PROSECUTION You'll go over the discovery together > YOUR LAWYER WILL MEET WITH THE PROSECUTION AND ATTEND COURT STATUS CONFERENCES You may or may not be required to attend these conferences D IF THERE ARE MOTIONS THAT SHOULD BE FILED, YOUR ATTORNEY WILL PREPARE AND FILE THEM Any motions that are filed have subsequent court hearings The Trial If the case has not yet been dismissed, it may Your board-certified trial attorney will try proceed to trial your case in court Your verdict will Depending on the type of case, it may be decided by a judge or a jury determine what happens next If you're found guilty, you'l be subject to sentencing If you're found not guilty, you get to go home INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: LAW OFFICE OF ADAM L. POLLACK LAW OFFICE OF ADAM L. POLLACK ATTORNEYS & COUNSELORS AT LAW WWW.ORL-LAW.COM Sources:*of*appearance

The Process of Criminal Representation

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Have you been arrested and charged with a crime? If so, you become a criminal defendant with the right to remain silent and the right to be represented by an attorney. Discover other rights by looking...


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