Needham, Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, you are likely facing one of the most stressful periods of time in your life. You may be weighing the pros and cons of hiring a criminal defense attorney to represent you or wondering when you should even consider hiring one. There are countless benefits to hiring an attorney early on in your process. An experienced criminal defense attorney can provide support and the guidance needed to navigate your case. Their knowledge of the judicial system and practical experience seeing cases that may be similar to yours can help support a positive outcome for your case.

The criminal defense attorneys at Altman & Altman’s Needham, Massachusetts office have decades of experience representing defendants in criminal cases and understand how daunting a criminal charge can be. Contact us for a free consultation online or via phone at 781.675.2329 or toll free at 800.481.6199 to discuss your case and how our team may be able to provide you with the support and guidance that you deserve.

When Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

People often wonder when they should hire a criminal defense attorney, taking the cost of hiring and retaining counsel into consideration. While hiring and retaining representation can be costly, it pales in comparison to the potential cost of your freedom, extensive jail sentences and fines that may occur without experienced attorneys who are advocating for your best interests. A criminal conviction can have lasting financial and negative social implications that individuals don’t tend to consider when they are first charged. Put simply, the sooner that you hire a criminal defense attorney the better, whether you think you are being investigated for a crime or have been officially charged with a crime.

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney?

There are several benefits in hiring an attorney to represent you throughout the course of your case. By hiring your criminal defense attorney early, you will have an advocate in your corner from the beginning through the end of your case. In some instances, your defense attorney may even be able to get your case dismissed before any charges are even brought against you. Your attorney can assist in explaining the judicial process to you, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your case based off of their experience, attending court hearings, and independently investigating your case. Your attorney can help answer and track down answers to questions and provide guidance to you as to when to provide statements relating to your case. They can also negotiate plea deals and act as a mediator. Their experience and judgment can help change the course of your case drastically especially when involved early on in the process.

What Areas Do Criminal Defense Attorneys Cover?

The criminal defense team at Altman & Altman’s Needham, Massachusetts office has decades of experience in representing individuals who have been charged with crimes. Areas that our team has experience representing include:

While the above charges can be daunting, our experienced team is ready to fight on your behalf to provide you with the most robust defense possible.

If you or someone you know has been charged with a crime or is being investigated for a crime in the Needham, Massachusetts area, don’t take on your case alone. Contact the criminal defense team at Altman & Altman to help support you and advocate for you. During your free consultation, we’ll evaluate the details of your case and discuss our services. Contact us online or via phone at 781.675.2329 or toll free at 800.481.6199. We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to discuss your case and are located at 250 First Avenue, 2nd Floor, Needham, MA 02494.

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