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How To Choose the Best Criminal Defense Attorney for You

16 Feb 2021, by Christian Lautenschleger in Criminal Defense
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Written by Timothy Czekaj

When you need a criminal defense attorney, you have to make sure you find the right one for you. There is a lot on the line. Your life, reputation, and future could all be at risk. Read below for tips on how to find the best lawyer for you.

If you need help with your case, Czekaj Law, LLC is here for you. With over a decade of experience working with all types of criminal cases, we are ready to get you the best outcome possible.

Call us today at (717) 275-9770 or use our online contact form to reach out.

1. Find an Attorney Who Has Time for You

If you are charged with a criminal offense, you have the option of using a public defender. Although they are good attorneys, they often don’t have the time or resources that a serious allegation needs. Their caseloads are often so busy that the details slip through the cracks.

Attorney Timothy Czekaj will dedicate the necessary time and effort to your case. He will sit down with you and listen to your story. Then, he will create the best defense strategy possible. Attorney Czekaj will give you the attention you need to get a positive outcome in your case.

2. You Need an Attorney With Criminal Defense Experience

All attorneys have gone to law school, but they haven’t all handled criminal cases. You need an attorney who understands criminal law and the criminal defense process. There’s a lot more to a criminal case than filing documents with the court and meeting with the client. You need an attorney who knows what the prosecution is thinking and can fight back against their allegations. The best criminal defense attorney will be able to engage in the legal process and get you a good deal or take your case to trial.

3. Select a Lawyer Who Knows Local Courts

Every court is different, and they all have rules of procedure and preferences that need to be followed. It’s essential to know the judges, magistrates, and court personnel. It’s also crucial to know local prosecutors. This will allow your attorney to push your case through quickly and get a positive outcome.

Attorney Timothy Czekaj focuses his practice on Perry County, Juniata County, and surrounding areas. With an office conveniently located in New Bloomfield, he serves residents throughout Central Pennsylvania.

4. Find Out What Their Clients Have To Say

When you’re looking for a criminal defense attorney, you should find out what their former and current clients have to say about them. Client reviews can usually be found on Google or Yelp. Many attorneys also list client testimonials on their websites.

Czekaj Law, LLC has a 4.9-star rating and many reviews on Google. We also have client testimonials online. If you want to know how we’ve handled specific cases, you can ask during a free consultation, where we will discuss our strategy.

5. They Should Know Your Goals and Work Toward Them

When you’re dealing with a criminal case, you may have many goals. You likely want to stay out of jail. You will want to preserve your career and reputation. You may just want to get to the end as quickly as possible. Your attorney should develop a strategy that achieves your goals.

Attorney Czekaj will sit down with you and gain an understanding of your wishes. He will collaborate with his team to make sure your goals are at the top of his considerations. We will work together to get you to the end of this situation to go forward with life.

Call Czekaj Law, LLC for Help With Your Case Today

When you’re facing the worst, you need the best. You need an attorney who has specialized knowledge and who will fight for your rights. Call Czekaj Law, LLC at (717) 275-9770 or use our online contact form to reach out.