Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Top Ten Things a Good Criminal Defense Lawyer Needs

Good criminal defense requires an understanding of many components to the criminal case, including these ten items:
1.  Criminal procedural at every stage, from prearrest collection of evidence, post arrest treatment of suspects, to legal maneuvering in court and sentencing guidelines
2.  A thorough understanding of the substance of the crime charged, both as to the letter of the law as well as the spirit behind the law
3.  A thorough understanding of the procedural defences
4.  A thorough understanding of the substantive and affirmative defenses available in Las Vegas
5.  Insight into the Las Vegas judge's views on the type of crime
6.  Insight into the Las Vegas judge's potential sentences upon conviction
7.  Insight into the abilities of the particular Las Vegas prosecutor prosecuting the criminal charge
8.  A thorough understanding of all of the facts in the case
9.  A cooperative and communicative client who has not incriminated himself or herself through statements to others
10. Enough money to mount the case required to improve the chances of a dismissal or acquittal. 


The information about Las Vegas criminal charges contained on this page is not intended to be legal advice about criminal law.  A Las Vegas defense lawyer should always evaluate your criminal law matter as soon as possible.  You should treat your criminal charge with the seriousness it requires.  Moreover, the information contained in this blog is not intended to guarantee any result.  Each case is unique and will require special attention by a criminal defense attorney.

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