Finding The Best Criminal Lawyer In Sydney
Ferguson & Ferguson
Attorneys at Law
September 28th, 2020
Finding The Best Criminal Lawyer In Sydney
The most I know about the law and all the rules and regulations goes as far as watching Suits series marathon, I see rows on rows of bookshelves filled with legal jargon, power suits at every turn, and a courthouse that looks like it has just been polished with wood stain and smelling good.
Of course, if all lawyers looked like a Mr. ‘Harvey’ there might well be a few more offenses than necessary, am I right ladies?
But when it comes to the real world and tackling tricky situations knowing who to hire, where to go for professional and legal advice and guidance, or what’s the best solution to achieve the right outcome it can quickly become overwhelming.
With so many companies claiming they can save the day or offering you a deal that seems too good to be true(and they usually are so always read the fine print, twice), doing your research is going to be a critical element in getting the job done right the first time around.
If this is your first offense, or perhaps not, and you are still feeling anxious about it all, you can click here to learn more about being on the right side of the law as well as getting the representation you deserve to receive justice.
There is nothing worse than putting your trust and money into a firm that claims to have your best interest at heart, but which gives a lack-luster effort when it comes to handling and checking over the evidence of the case and then an inefficient performance on court day.
The right lawyer is out there for you, there are stand-up and hand-to-heart companies who believe in giving people the best service they have to offer every time, no matter the situation.
What to look for when hiring a defense lawyer.
As a first offender, this is going to be a scary time for you, people are out to have you punished for a crime you may or may not have committed, either way, the lawyer is hired to represent you is one that should make you feel comfortable and at ease.
For them to accurately and effectively take on your case and present the best case scenario forward with evidence to back it up, you may well be talking about some sensitive issues you haven’t discussed openly before.
Issues you were too afraid to say out loud could just be what makes or breaks the defensive counsels’ case against you, what have you got to lose? The accident or mistake is in the past, it’s time to make the necessary changes for the greater good and move forward with a positive outlook in the future.
Your lawyer first and foremost should be licensed to practice law and enter a courtroom, then when meeting for the initial consultation take a look at their body language and response to your questions. Are they confident, do they give the impression of someone willing to go the extra mile for you, or will they back down at the first hurdle?
Everyone has their opinion and idea of what features are suitable, unquestionable, or that should raise a red flag when it comes to personality and education of a lawyer, and each to their own as my granny used to say.
Finding out how others feel, see here https://www.quora.com/What-do-you-look-for-when-hiring-a-criminal-defense-lawyer, about hiring a defense lawyer best suited to your needs is a great tactic to listen to, understand, and weigh up all the pros and cons about before making the final decision.
Sounds pretty straight forward and for the most part, it is, but a few fine-tuning details are what sets it apart from the rest.
When we think of criminal law, for me I imagine a person in a black ski mask, hessian-blend burlap bag over one shoulder, and flashlight in the hand, don’t get me wrong but I may have seen too many cartoons and they have imprinted into my mind. Oh well.
The law that refers to criminals accesses them and sends them off to the most suitable facility for rehabilitation, take a minute to read here on the history of criminal law, and then begin your task of concluding the ‘said’ case.
It may be easy, it may not, but the main objective is to be taken care of, your case handled professionally and swiftly, and most importantly, as if you are the only person that matters to them, and winning is their solution.
3 Tips on what makes a great lawyer.
A slick haircut and a sharp-looking suit are part of the package, but a well-versed and educated man or woman ready to tackle the defensive party is going to be where you want to put your money.
• Investigation and investment. You’re likely paying an extortionate amount of money so a lawyer who is up past midnight or taking those few precious moments to themselves to collect their thoughts is a feature you should be after.
• Witness. Going beyond the state’s basic piece f paper with names on, a lawyer committed to your cause will go the extra mile of talking with the witnesses, have them draw or write out their experience and sign it, this way you have the upper hand in the courtroom.
• Mock trial. Lawyers have seen and done it all, you haven’t, doing a mock-trial as the term goes is a ‘set-up’ courtroom with a jury, and where the defendant can practice his or her case and question answering.
You know what they say, practice makes perfect, and it is no different to state laws, you may feel overwhelmed once in the courthouse, having the answers, or a few, to begin with, memorized will help you relax and not forget what to say.
At the end of the day, if you are made to feel welcome and comfortable when meeting at their offices for the first time, it is a good indication and one to follow.