I've Just Been Charged With A Crime. What Do I Do?
You've just been charged with a crime. This is one of the most difficult experiences that you may ever have to endure in your life. You've been through the process of being arrested, handcuffed, fingerprinted, photographed and being released from custody now it's time for you to take control of this situation.
The only way for you to take control of this situation is to consult with an experienced effective criminal defense attorney. The period of time immediately after you've been arrested can be on the most crucial parts of your case. An effective criminal defense attorney can communicate with the prosecution; try to persuade them not to file charges, to file lesser charges or to take a course of action which is most favorable to you.
Most importantly, don't wait around until your next court date and do nothing because at this point in time you'll be losing the opportunity to affect the course of your future. Hire and experienced criminal defense attorney and that starts with making a phone call and setting up an appointment.
Ask the questions that matter to you; what's going to happen to me? What's the process like? What kind of outcome can I expect? Only when you do those things will you be asking the right questions to enable you to make the right choices and regain control of your life.