You will need a criminal defense lawyer if you’re facing a court case over any number of issues—from domestic violence to drug charges.
Criminal charges are serious. It also means that the public will be prosecuting the alleged criminal, and not an individual. These state prosecutors are excellent lawyers who know how to do their job. Their goal is to clean up Arizona and lock away as many criminals as they can.
But as it turns out, you may not really be a criminal. Or, you may have indeed committed a crime, but the prosecutor may attempt to saddle you with a disproportionate punishment in excess of the crime, such as life in prison and steep fines.
Having a criminal defense lawyer who knows the law in Arizona is critical. If punishment is unavoidable, a competent criminal defense lawyer can help you get a reduced sentence. Attorney Hunter T. Lewis can help you get your life back on track.