If you are considering hiring a criminal defense lawyer in Riverside CA then you have likely seen many attorneys offering a free case evaluation or legal consultation. You may wonder what happens during this consultation process. You may wonder if it is useful or if it is just a sales tactic. While we cannot vouch for what other attorneys do, we can tell you what to expect during a free legal consultation with Chambers Law Firm.
We Will Go Over the Charges You Are Facing
First and foremost, we will listen to what charges you are facing. If charges have not been filed yet, but you suspect that they will, then we will go over the crime you are likely to be accused of. We will discuss the potential penalties for guilty verdicts so that you can understand what you are facing. Our goal is always to give you the information you need to make the most informed decision for your own case.
We Will Listen to Your Side of the Story
Your free initial consultation will not last hours so it will necessarily need to cover only the basics. We will listen to where you were the alleged crime occurred, what part – if any – you had in it, and what evidence you believe they have against you. This helps us address what the potential defense options would be.
We Will Discuss Your Options
The free initial consultation with not cover everything about your case but we can tell you how we would proceed if you hire our firm as your criminal defense lawyer in Riverside CA. Depending on the charges facing you and the amount of evidence against you, we may work to have the charges dismissed. If it is early enough, and formal charges have not been filed, we may be able to use early intervention to keep them from being filed at all.
In the event that there is a wealth of evidence against you, we may discuss plea bargain options with you. At this point, we are just providing information – even if there is a lot of evidence against you, we may be able to have some or all of that evidence deemed inadmissible, which could result in the charges being dropped.
We Will Answer Questions About Our Background
It is likely you have questions about our experience as a criminal defense lawyer in Riverside CA. We are happy to answer those questions. You may wonder if we have handled cases like yours, what our success rates are, and who exactly would be working on your case. You may wonder about payment and when it is due. Whatever your questions are, the best way to get them answered is to call Chambers Law Firm at 855-397-0210 to schedule a consultation.