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Trust is a must in a lawyer/client relationship

In the middle of stressful legal trouble, people must have 100% trust in the criminal defense lawyer who’s handling their case.  Life can feel incredibly unstable when criminal charges are on the table. Before hiring a lawyer, feeling completely at ease and confident in your lawyer’s skills will take a mountain of anxiety off of a person’s back.

Defense attorneys want you to trust them. Law school and years of experience working through cases give them the ability to bring your case to a successful resolution. So how can you determine whether or not a law firm or attorney is going to command your trust and handle your case capably?

How can a criminal defense lawyer defend someone who’s guilty?

It’s an age-old question. High-profile cases in which seeming scoundrels are defended in court - and acquitted - turn the public against the criminal defense lawyers who represented them. Or, when the public finds out a person was guilty and their lawyer knew it all along and still vigorously defended them, the reaction’s usually negative. California lawyer Stephen Feldman, who defended David Westerfield, convicted of murdering a seven-year-old girl, is a good example of this. 

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Criminal Defense

Criminal defense is topic that can create a lot of tension, due to many controversial high-profile cases where lawyers advocated for unsavory criminals and the public reacted negatively. Criminal defense lawyers often get a lot of flack for what they do. However, the right to defense and a fair trial is a constitutional right, and a vital one at that.

Check Fraud in MN: Penalties and Plea Options

What starts as a difficult financial situation or a bad decision can easily turn into a criminal conviction in Minnesota. Under Minnesota law, check fraud can be punishable by hefty fines and even imprisonment. Check fraud can take on many different forms, but most commonly, check fraud involves forging a check or writing a bad or dishonored check.

Vehicular Homicide Overview and Vehicular Manslaughter Legal Defense

Fatal Minnesota Accidents. Cases involving vehicular homicide are often very shocking and receive extensive media spotlight.  An average day or a fun night out can end with very serious charges, including imprisonment, fines, and license revocation.  One bad decision can spur a lifetime of devastating consequences.