If you are charged with a crime, it could be your first experience being involved in a court proceeding or needing an attorney. The whole process can feel terrifying and overwhelming. Your first appointment with your criminal defense attorney is an important meeting where you can learn what to expect in your criminal case and decide if the attorney is the right one for your case.
At your first meeting with your attorney, you want to make a good impression because he is also deciding whether he wants to represent you. You do not want to lose the opportunity to retain representation if you feel he is qualified to defend you, and you believe you could trust him—literally with your life. Here are the documents you should obtain and bring to your appointment:
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